Monday, 24 March 2014

A rope in case...

When I was a teen in the 70's I discovered a series of books by Lillian Beckwith.  My teen mind fantasised about living on a croft in the highlands of Scotland just like her,  and I just love all of Beckwith's books.
Today I discovered I have actually become Lillian.
Well I live in Canada, not Scotland.  I have a hobby farm not a croft.  But as I went out to the horses today with a rope tied around my waist just in case I needed to lead one of them back into the paddocks I stopped in my tracks.  I have become Lillian Beckwith.  Then I looked down...

Wellies. I have become Lillian.
(Lillian Beckwith was born in England and moved to an island off Skye.  Her books are charming, funny, and an easy read of simpler times.)


  1. I love the sound of them and am usually similarly attired myself!

  2. Wellies...snowboots...crocs.That's all seasons covered in my book!
    Jane x

  3. I wear something similar and Lillian sounds like a girl that I should read more about! :-)

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