Category Archives: Animals

Does anyone eat Llama?

Out walking this weekend, we came across a flock of llamas.  From a distance they look like strange sheep, but not up close!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Room

No matter where he is, Wilson always generates a LOT of room when he does this! This week’s photo challenge is Room  

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Weekly Pet Challenge; Newts!

While watching our new fish settle into our pond, I noticed some more inhabitants Our pond is full of frogs, but its great to see a big fat newt too! He looks like she is chewing on the frogs leg?  … Continue reading

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Weekly Pet Challenge; New pets this week!

Welcome to the new arrivals in our pond!  We have a new filter, and lots of new water lilies so they are all very happily swimming about and very easy to see as the water is finally clear! All we … Continue reading

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In case you’ve been missing him, here’s Wilson!

With a stick.  His absolute favourite occupation!  

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A very big Rabbit!

We were out walking with Wilson at the weekend and we came across this: A VERY big rabbit that didn’t run!! Wilson who normally Loves chasing rabbits, squirrels and pheasants took a bit of time over this one, and eventually … Continue reading

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A video of Myrtle

Following on from my photo of Myrtle eating a strawberry for Michelle’s weekly pet challenge a few weeks ago, a few of you asked for a video of Myrtle!  Here is a short video I took today of Myrtle in … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring!

This week’s photo challenge is Spring!  I have hundreds of photos to chose from… I’m always so happy that spring has arrived :-).  Here’s a selection;

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California Quail

When we first saw these birds in Australia we thought they had got leaves caught in their heads like Wilson does when he roots around in bushes It was only when we saw lots of them that we realised that … Continue reading

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Myrtle and a Strawberry

I’m running a bit late with my challenges this week, I’ve been busy, and so has Myrtle!  She even spent a few days in the garden, although we had to take her in again as it has been colder and … Continue reading

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