Helen (heleninwales) wrote,
Helen
heleninwales

  • Mood:

What I did on my holidays -- Day #3 A silent morning and still hunting the mouse

The local Quaker group only meets once a fortnight but there was a meeting this morning. I'd slept rather late and not hurried to get ready, but I still thought I was on time, but then realised I wasn't, so I drove up to the house where we meet because although the strained leg is more or less OK now, I didn't want to push it by rushing up the hill, even though it is scarcely 15 minutes walk.

We're a small group, but they're very pleasant company and we always have tea and biscuits and a chat once the meeting proper is over.

After lunch (bread, cheese and salad, including 3 more tiny home grown tomatoes!) I continued the search for the mouse. I cleared out the corner of my study thoroughly, vacuumed up the mouse droppings and bits of nibbled peanut and cleared the food caches from the bookcase. I found more places it had been stashing food. There were piles of magazines and a box of papers on the futon chair which the mouse had obviously been visiting.

So the study is getting a thorough cleaning and I managed to find the humane no-kill trap at the back of the kitchen cupboard. Trap is now set and baited with a couple of peanuts. Now we just have to wait and see whether we catch anything.

Otherwise I haven't done much other than read LJ and look at Flickr and read more of brownnicky's gripping Shadow Web. Definitely un-put-downable!
Subscribe

  • Shopping achieved!

    Just the usual weekly Co-op shop. I did buy more alcohol than usual because I wanted to spend over £80 to get the £8 off special offer. A wine box, a…

  • Experiments with veg

    I can only lose weight if I cut down on potatoes, bread and rice and lockdown has not done good things to my waistline, so I need to take action. But…

  • Cooked breakfast

    7/52 for the group 2021 Weekly Alphabet Challenge This week's theme was: G is for Grub I don't normally photograph my food, mostly because it's not…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 4 comments