Tag Archives: Sparky’s blog challenge

Xmas – Mungo shamed: Trog and Other Animals

My nieces were regular visitors at our farm. They loved coming as they both loved animals and we certainly had enough of them. We certainly enjoyed the Christmas’s that they were with us as the excitement that children feel at … Continue reading

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Injured Critters: Trog and other Animals

It was lucky that the bull forced me to walk the neighbourhood  because on a couple of occasions Mungo found a couple of injured animals which were in need of help. The first was a sugar glider. These are small … Continue reading

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A Word a Week: Wind

Cyclone season was approaching and we decided that we needed to finish the house we were building and put on the verandah. Although the house was never fully completed it was, for the island of Tanna, in Vanuatu, very luxurious. … Continue reading

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Happy

  Happiness is a child’s joy at simple pleasures and birthdays Happiness is that feeling when sharing with good friends special times catching up after an absence that’s too long or just togetherness with family and friends perhaps a convivial … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge: Collecting Detail

First Scene –  a person seen:  An old, lady leaning heavily on a walking frame. She was beautifully dressed in white; white trousers, white cheesecloth flowing top with gold flowers made from the same material. She wore a simple white … Continue reading

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The Bull: Trog and Other Animals

We were now ready, in Darrell’s opinion, to purchase the bull. He was an old boy but still up to the job and most importantly quiet. Our newly installed loading ramp was not required as the bull was walked around … Continue reading

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The Yards: Trog and other Animals

Over the next couple of weeks the work continued. Once we had our uprights the holes were dug and the posts placed in them. Rocks were found and jammed in at the base and then ramming earth around them packing it … Continue reading

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