Category: farmphotography

TIA FINDS HER SPOT

Tia found her confidence today and allowed me to give her head a good scratch for quite a long time. In fact each time I stopped she would angle her head into my hand again. Every cow has a sweet spot and Tia’s is… Continue Reading “TIA FINDS HER SPOT”

PASSIVE AGGRESSIVE PIG

To secure his corner in the sun room of the barn WaiWai goes to bed early. Usually about five pm. He settles himself right into the corner of the sleeping area, hugging the wall, as immobile as a very fat little rock. He lies… Continue Reading “PASSIVE AGGRESSIVE PIG”

THE THREE TIA’S

My friend John from Chicago has many Aunties called Zia (Tia means Aunty in Spanish) and his favorite  (though he has other favorite Aunties too) has an apple tree here that has just come into blossom. Planted right beside the turkey house. And then… Continue Reading “THE THREE TIA’S”

WIND LIKE A BLOW-TORCH

ALL DAY YESTERDAY and all the day before that the wind blew hard and hot. Like a blow torch. My skin was black with dust and my hay fever was out of control. The storms and rain last night was very welcome. Though Boo… Continue Reading “WIND LIKE A BLOW-TORCH”

EVERYONE IS OUT

WELL, Almost everyone.

HOW RUDE

A FIELD of thistles needed hoeing yesterday so Wai and the dogs and the hoe and I got to work and hand hoed the whole area. I am going to learn how to sow seed myself as this weedy patch is the direct result… Continue Reading “HOW RUDE”

THE LINE UP

POPPY’S Six are growing like weeds. They were three weeks old yesterday and I am in no hurry to wean them so they will continue to grow like weeds. 

THE TURKEY HOUSE MESS

TODAY I am going to relocate the ducklings to the floor of the turkey house.  Ducklings grow fast – they are only just a week old. But already they are too big for that tub. They need lots of room to grow and make a… Continue Reading “THE TURKEY HOUSE MESS”

THE HARBINGER SPRINGITH

Buds on the bushes! And green in the garden. I think spring us here. Have a look!

A MUCH GENTLER PROCESS

I am finding the touch screen and (now) silent keyboard of the Yoga Book a much calmer, quieter and gentler start to the day. As you know I work on the images for my blog the night before, load everything onto the page then at… Continue Reading “A MUCH GENTLER PROCESS”