Monthly Archives: August 2012

First in Line

I was adopted.  By a lamb.  As I drove up the driveway. There were no other sheep in sight and one little lamb, presumably a twin or triplet due to its size, was desperately trying to get through the fence … Continue reading

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Lambs by the Fire

Lambing is a busy time of the year on the farm and there are always the inevitable losses.  For a couple of days we had drenching rain and a harsh cold wind, and a few of the newly born lambs … Continue reading

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New Life in the Paddocks

It’s lovely to see lambs bouncing around the paddocks – some still very new and not so bouncy.  The weather has been so wonderful, but now the lambs are on the ground, of course, it has decided to be wet, … Continue reading

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The Chicks Have Hatched!

New babies have arrived – chicks from the Blue Laced Gold Wyandotte pen and some of my daughter’s Buff Columbian Wyandotte bantams. Here are Bob & Bron our blue laced golds: At the moment the chicks are in a brooder … Continue reading

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Spinning and Weaving Saori Style

After my visit to the Bendigo Sheep & Wool Show I have become inspired about a new approach to my fibre arts, having spun for many years and recently begun weaving.  Kaz Madigan the CuriousWeaver was demonstrating the Saori looms … Continue reading

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