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Spring Rains and Woad

Well, I am lying in bed, after my wonderful husband bought me breakfast. The rain is pattering on the roof and its the first day of spring in Adelaide, South Australia. 202 more words

Congrats, it's a Chantilly!

When I adopted Auglaize last September, I thought she was a domestic medium-hair cat. We had no history of her breeding background, and since she came from a cat hoarder, we figured she was probably a mix. 390 more words


Too sweet to eat?

“I simply must touch it’s curly wool and give it a cuddle,” the woman cooed, pushing past me. “They’re sooooo beautiful.” Her wide-eyed husband appeared equally besotted. 166 more words

The Bears of Brough ...

… have come to a field near us! We’re positive they’re bears, because they are brown, furry and have kind expressions … but we don’t think we’ll be trying to give them a cuddle or take them to bed with us. 271 more words

Weekly photo challenge: Summer lovin' - Petersham to Richmond

Weekly photo challenge: Summer lovin’

Show us something you love. It could be your favorite novel, the light of the moon on your deck at night, the beach on a hot day, or that special you-know-who.

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Sound Familiar?

I heard a wonderful story on Wyoming Public Radio the other day about Colonial Spanish Mustangs.  And boy did a lot of it sound familiar!  There were the common characteristics of these sorts of equines:  sure-footed, hardy, small (by equine standards), shaped by their environment, etc.  378 more words

Fell Ponies


When I was writing No Accounting for Death, I searched high and low for suitable pictures of Southdown sheep which I could use on the cover- but to no avail! 78 more words