Well this week has been a whirlwind after our usual more sedate pace round here!!
Monday we were at the hospital for another growth scan and clinic….
Not a great photo but he is a larger baby than his brother and running out of space!!! (7 weeks till due date!)
Tuesday we caught up on some jobs here…. James collecting wood, helping a neighbour who is unwell, me sorting house cleaning/laundry etc!!
Wednesday James had some more wood collecting time and I had to race through a metric crap tonne of paperwork ready for a meeting with the FUW to help me fill in claims forms and field maintenance sheets…. AND for ANOTHER farm inspection…. We have had our SAF and maintenance payments for Glastir held up by the Welsh Government, both because we have been included in their audit…. where the inspectors get inspected!!! Yes total bad luck on our first year!!!!! Joy and because they had questions about some satellite imagery which again is a new thing this year…. well done us getting the double whammy!!!
So Thursday I trooped off to Carmarthen with folders worth of paperwork and completed a capital works claim, a field maintenance new online thing to alter my field boundaries now we have added the new hedgerows!! Plus take advice on becoming VAT registered etc etc!!
Raced home to grab some lunch…. then back out to the midwife!! (Now at the we want to see you every other week stage!) who bless her was running a smidge Kate and then I hotfooted it back to holding for the inspectors!!!
Well thankfully they were late and wanted to look at activity diaries first!! So I had time to get togged up for the field portion of their trip!! Thankfully everything was all good and to quote one of them “if only all inspections were this simple and straightforward!” Phew!!!
William and I then had Forest School on Friday which we both love!!
Then after lunch we collected my car from the garage all mot’d and driving like a dream again!!!
So we have had a week of interrupted naps….. short naps….. naps in the car…… and only one nap in his big boy bed!!
So no real crafty time *sob*
Managed a bit of spinning and a bit of sewing earlier in the week…
But it’s been scarily productive paperwork wise and farm wise…..
Now to spend today and tomorrow catching up with all the other jobs we need to get sorted!!!
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