What?..Do We Stink?


What I love about where I live, is nights like this. 


It's pretty private around here. 
Or rather, there is a mutual agreement between myself and the two other ladies in the homes around us.  Housecoats and pyjamas can be worn anytime.  Never stare, never mention them. 
Just act normal.  I like this agreement.
I like to encourage a good game of 'how many times can you run to the blueberries and back' just before bed. 


It was during this game we saw this bunny.


Leaping over and over again with mouthfuls of..stuff?

National Geographic here I come! 
We inched closer and closer.


She didn't seem to care...


...till her husband came home from the pub without the milk.


Bloody hell, I'd run too!


She let us get within a foot of her.  We sat there as she built her nest.
We felt bonded with nature.  Accepted.
Then, it happened...


She made this face at us. 
Now, I can take this one of three ways.
1.  It's an attempt at a funny face for the camera
2.  She has decided we are as useless as the husband as we also don't have any milk
3.  We stink


Well, it was a hard day of working in the garden, so fair enough little bunny. 
It's probably #3. 
This was my garden today...or rather tonight.
Weeds and all.

33 comments:

fatim said...

Great picture...especially the last pic ^_^

mise said...

I think people come here for the amazing bathroom, Heather, and stay for the absolutely idyllic way of life.

Tom Stephenson said...

That aint no bunny - that is a hare - how lucky you are. A pair of hares on your doorstep. You must have open fields nearby.

rachel said...

What a delightful post! And such an experience - getting so close to a wild animal is always such a thrill, isn't it?

kaye i. said...

LOL at that bunny's face!

I've spotted 1 bunny in my yard so far... they're our neighbourhood bunny, I wait for them every year (last year there were 5!), we fatten them up. I know it's not advisable to befriend them but we feed them carrots and sometimes we even buy pellets for them... and then we get so worried when the raccoons are out... and then we chase the raccoons with our baseball bats and flashlights, at like 3AM. I'm crazy but the bf is crazier for turning me into one crazy baseball bat raccoon chasing lady.

That's my bunny story. Just wanted to share. LOL.

PS. I'm glad you and your neighbours have that mutual pj's agreement :) I had a fight with my new neighbour the other day. Never in my life I thought of being in a situation like it.

Razmataz said...

Wonderful shots..love the light showing through the rabbits ears. They must be wonderfully healthy rabbits eating your nice organic grass and other bits.

flwrjane said...

Your garden and your bunnies are beautiful.

I have the same agreement with my whole neighborhood, at least I hope I do, since my garden begins in the front yard right on the street.

Inspire Me Heather said...

Too cute - loved your post!

Allison said...

I like the before bed routine of running back and forth to the buleberries :) Good Idea!

hostess of the humble bungalow said...

What a great time to have your camera!
She's pretty cute.

It's very desirable to have a private property.
We live so close to our neighbours here in the city if I went out in my robe or pj's someone would see me.

Red Gate Farm said...

Amazing bunny pictures! I've never seen one up close and personal like that :)

And jammies whenever? LOVE that idea. I like being in the middle of "nowhere" too....

~Chris

WhiteWhispers2u said...

How Sweet! Your place looks beautiful~Cheers Kim

pollydove said...

Funny, funny little bunny! I passed a pretty white and brown bunny on the lawn of an abandon house yesterday and just thought ... what the? It must have been someones pet that got out. Bunnies are fun to spot!

Great pics of this one!

Pinecone Camp said...

Very sweet bunny pics! Well captured. Right place at the right time for some bunny action. I love how you've embraced back lighting. Hope to see you this week.

Loribeth said...

Now I wish I lived there! PJ's any time??? LOL!

Of course, the bunny is so sweet!!!

Lady Grey said...

Ha ha! Too cute! I can't believe how close you got!
xo

c and d said...

beautiful photos. i love backlight. i can't believe she let you get that close!
what a sweet life you lead...

Susan said...

*LOVE*

You are blessed with a beautiful place to make a home. Thank you for sharing.

Robin said...

Little miss bunny is so CUTE! I can't believe she let you get that close! The stinky face photo is priceless!

Rosa @ www.flutterflutter.ca said...

What a fabulous place to live! Great pics!

Melissa said...

Oh fer funny!

Meesh said...

I love the progression of your tales, Heather! The "look" and your take on it, was SO unexpected. What a delight. You are a fabulous storyteller!

country girl said...

What an incredible blessing for your daughter to grow up with these animals and those gardens surrounding her! Have you read 'Last Child In The Woods'?
These photographs are so precious. Thank you so much for sharing them!!
xo Dawn

BrigitaO said...

omg! the hares! wonderfulll!!!!!!!!!!!!

Vintage Home said...

amazing pictures wonderful story...she seems to be building on your yard...so keep your eye out for more photo ops and take them...then finish the story & publish it.
Those are amazing pictures .....as I live & breath I have NEVER seen a bunny with stuff in its mouth!...So COOL!

Vintage Home said...

IF you are in Bradner this weekend...pop over to Clayburn Village to see the Old School Market!

Adie Andrews said...

Rabbits are so cute and you are really lucky to live in such a nice place and to see them in their natural environment,

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Alicia said...

Talk about a Beatrix Potter story.cOn the subject of pjs...on my telecommute days they're renamed Lounge wear ;) & yes you can lounge amidst the blueberries. Have a wonderful weekend Heather.
Alicia

nesting journal said...

wow that first shot is amazing. how envious O and I are of your lifestyle. Officially- i want to move to the country. When are you open for tea. Lucie and i want to come visit the ducks... and the rest of you lot!

Christine said...

It's lovely to see a picture of your farm, Heather! You guys have done an amazing job! Love the bunny pictures and the commentary.. so funny :)

Hope Filled Living said...

Precious moments are made when we become a part of the nature around us. Beautiful photos.

Hugs,
Mary

Alice ~ writer, crafter, boater said...

what a beautiful beautiful place you have... to feel bonded with nature is a wonderful place to be :-)

blueantlerstudio said...

What a great read! The bunny story was too much fun.