SHOWING COLD

Pictures don’t show the cold. This just looks like a sunny day right? But it is really cold. I don’t think the cold came too early as much as really too fast. With no autumn. Read More

SYMMETRY

When I captured this image yesterday I only saw the peahen and the peacock sitting opposite each other… Read More

FITTING IT ALL IN

As with any addition to ones life the next few days will be a shuffle reconfiguring my day to fit study into my daily routine. I am creating a new timetable and so far so good. Read More

ARE YOU MY MOTHER?

Jude approaches everyone on the farm with the fearless inquisitiveness of the very young. I just let him wander about for the meantime. Let him explore. Read More

SELLING COWS

I think Jude is eating too much pasta! He is definitely achieving my objective of ‘fatness’ before the cold settles in. Soon he will be too big to pick up. Read More

THE GREETER

Every morning I walk out the door at 30 minutes past dawn with a bowl of cat food, a bucket of water and a bottle of goats milk and baby rice for the piglet. Read More

JUDE EATS ICE

Not yellow ice I hope! Read More

EVENTUALLY

The sun did come out yesterday. Towards the end of a very long chilly day. I am hoping we get even more today. After days of sunless cold the whole animal kingdom me included are longing for sun. Read More

SNOW ON ICE ON MUD

Lovely. And the day just kept getting colder.

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CALLING IT A NIGHT

… in the middle of the afternoon. Yesterday darkness fell about 3.30pm. A storm was rolling in. All the animals took note and began to take their places in their barns. ‘Calling it a night.’ Early. Read More

FEEDBACK

Manu slept the night in his little tin house. He had two bales of dry golden straw in there and has made himself a big warm bed. Read More

RESTLESS

A familiar and unsettling restlessness is creating a sinking feeling in me. I don’t even know where to take this sentence. So I will just leave it there. Read More