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It just doesn’t feel right

I’ve been reading some old posts over at the old site for the blog and I’ve come to a conclusion: I’m moving back. Sorry, but the WordPress site leaves me cold somehow. I still can’t find my way around it, haven’t worked … Continue reading

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Scaredy Horse

Krummi the pony is one of nature’s nice guys and an occasional visitor to the pig farm where he gets on like a house on fire with Teddy and Merlin. Krummi is an Icelandic pony, about twice the size of your … Continue reading

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Herbal remedy

“I’ve got a terrible headache,” said Mrs Pig Farmer, getting in from work the other day. “There are some ibuprofen in the drawer, or I can go and pick some camomile and make you a cup to tea,” said the … Continue reading

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Curlews

A bunch of keys jangles. . . heavy door creaks. Footsteps cross the bare floorboards. A match strikes and a lamp brings dim light to the room. The thud of a large tome being laid on a desk. Dust is blown … Continue reading

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Trevor

The old fella stirred sleepily in his basket as the pig farmer reminded him it was gone 11 and chucking out time. He showed no signs of wanting to wake up properly, let alone be turfed out of the kitchen … Continue reading

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When Alfie met Molly

“Are you trying to seduce me Mrs Robinson?” Molly the sow has been outside for a month, recovering from bringing up our latest batch of piglets. She has spent much of the time pounding up and down, spreading her bedding all … Continue reading

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Four candles

Sunday afternoon on “the farm” and I’m out in the vegetable garden, pottering around, trying to get the beds tidied up and weed-free. I’ve extended a couple of the beds which has involved digging out a fair bit of turf … Continue reading

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