Tag Archives: Sparky’s blog challenge

Alone

Loneliness is just a state of mind Aloneness is a state of being To be alone and lonely is depressing that is true, To be with someone yet lonely makes you feel blue. The art of being alone yet not … Continue reading

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Humour

Someone posted a you tube clip on my Facebook wall the other day. I could not help myself. I laughed until the tears were streaming down my face. I asked my husband to watch it. His mouth slightly twitched but … Continue reading

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Memories

                                                    “ JUST FOR FUN”  The face is the symbol that brings back memories of … Continue reading

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The Donkeys Arrive:Trog and other Animals

Sean came and inspected our place to ensure its suitability for his girls. Passing the scrutiny, a day later they arrived. We had no choice but to offload them on the same hill that the cows had used. It was not … Continue reading

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Mrs Wiggins: Trog and other Animals

“Not to worry” Darrell said when he heard about the loss of our pig.  “I’ve got a lovely pig fer yer. A good baconer. Long and lean. She won’t try and get out. Fact is yer don’t have to pen … Continue reading

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Our First Pig: Trog and other Animals

One day we came across some donkeys in Krambach. We got talking to the woman who owned them and from that time we were determined that donkeys would  roam our paddocks. This would ease our concern that Snowflake, the miniature horse, … Continue reading

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Two personalities: Trog and other Animals

By this time our farm stay was up and running. Our guests would arrive and see Mungo, our German Shepherd Dog, barking their arrival and Trog, tiny despite being fully grown, purring away. The most usual reaction varied between wariness … Continue reading

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Snapshots (sans photo)

“Can I use the bathroom?” elicited the normal response of directions and off I went down the hallway to the second room on the left. At the doorway I stopped to take in the view through a single sheet glass … Continue reading

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The Gammy footed horse: Trog and other animals

One day, sitting on the verandah with Darrell, passing the time of day, sipping on black tea he said “Yer know,” long pause “yer should have a hoss.” “ We don’t know the first thing about horses and neither of us … Continue reading

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