31 August 2019

Hickstead August 2019

Kathy's first ever jumping in the Hickstead International arena
31st Aug 2019
4 faults - but superb round



08 August 2019

North Devon Show 2019

7th August

A good day was had by all... Wendigo was a superstar... only broken in two weeks before and was a perfect little angel - even though she'd never seen anything like this before!





Farleywater Siren
1st in hand
Reserve Champion
Farleywater Wendigo
3rd ridden



Wendigo

Siren

Wendigo


29 July 2019

Village Flower & Veg Show

July 27th 2019


Adam and Eddie came second in the dog agility


and I won 'best in section' for my Pirates Of The Caribbean exhibit.
Theme was 'an exhibit illustrating a film title'


Going Batty

Early July 2019

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we discovered a baby bat in our living room. Then we found several more. Turned out, because of the heat there had been a lot of pushing and shoving up in the Bat Nursery under the roof eaves and the little ones had fallen down the chimney.

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Result - get out the ladder and put them back in the bat roost.

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Mission was accomplished. We only lost one little one which didn't make it.

Apparently, the mother bats spend several days trying to find their babies, so hopefuly they were all reunited.

These little chaps and chapesses were about the size of a 2p piece - the smallest was the size of my thumbnail.


21 May 2019

New Photos - a belated update!

May 2019
I thought I'd better do some updating on here!

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Lord 'Arri & his missus
25th April
some of the 2019 babies...
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Our daft dog ...
Night's Watch Eddie Snow LOL ...

“Chicks and ducklings hatch, and now my watch begins. 
It shall not end until they go outside.
I shall take no treats, hold no toys.
I shall live and woof at my post. I am the howl in the darkness. 
I am the watcher of the poultry. 
I am the shield that guards the realms of the brooder.
I pledge my life and honor to the Poultry, for this night and all the nights to come."



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April 13th 2019


Sad day - 12th April, we lost our Wonky Donk. RIP little donk

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3rd April
our mate, Olympic showjumper Geoff Billington came to stay
... and to sample the 'no idea' gin
(we think it was blackberry)
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February
I was a guest with Fitz (David FitzGerald) on Radio Devon (again)

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