Monthly Archives: November 2012

A beautiful winter’s day

This time two years ago it was -19 and Hay froze up completely. Well, it isn’t that cold but it is at least frosty which is a blessed relief after all the rain. The sheep are coming in to be … Continue reading

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Stir up Tuesday

I failed to get my Christmas cake and pudding made on Sunday so today I aim to get stirring and make them today as well as mince pies for guests arriving over the next few days! We’ve been exceptionally busy … Continue reading

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Fly tipping on the Begwns

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Planning for Spring

This week has seen some appalling weather up and down the country. Here we had some incredibly strong winds- the ducks found it impossible to fly around much and sat around grumpily. The rain was torrential but we escaped the … Continue reading

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Strictly Come Prancing!

Another lovely afternoon after a great deal of rain this morning so Steve once again helped me get on the ever-patient Bowie and off we went. Just twenty minutes from the farm and (very) low flying jets meant that Steve … Continue reading

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The Great Escape

The hedgehog had reached a better weight having put on six ounces in a few days and she (or he) was well over a pound but still hadn’t reached a safe weight for hibernation (needs to be 700g which is … Continue reading

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Thunderbirds are go and ready for take off

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Prickly customers need careful handling!

We found this little chap (or lassie) in our garden beneath the oak tree, feeding on acorns and bird nuts. He seemed very small and when we weighed him, he was well under a pound and therefore unlikely to survive … Continue reading

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New member of the family

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Jacob’s smile returns

Well, the ducklings went to their new home at the weekend and it was sad but they were ready to go. Jemima returned to the main house and this morning Jacob looked so happy, I swear he was smiling!  Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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