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the poem that came to visit

Do you see her, the neighbor’s cat? Like fog, she came in on cat’s paws–silently, with purpose. Effortless effort, as only a cat can; a mere pounce, a slight jump to the top of a post–to observe unphilosophical feathered bipeds. 27 more words


A bigger palace for the girls!

I spent most of the day extending the chicken run. It’s a metre longer, 10cms wider and now has a sliding gate rather than the swinging gate that was using a lot room to open. 80 more words


A No Hawk Zone

Finished constructing the run today.  We had gotten the fence up but I was concerned about the risk of hawks flying in and snatching a chicken.   145 more words

Early Man

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Early Man is a 2018 stop-motion animated, historical-sports comedy film (that’s a bit of a mouthful!) 586 more words

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Chickeny Capulets and Montagues

I have to admit to being distressed by our chickens. I am pleased to report that although I enjoy their ridiculously pompous feathery strutting and posturing, I am still able to see them as the livestock they are rather than pets. 299 more words

The Shortages Adventure

Hello, before we start this week’s blogisode, I would like to read an unprepared statement on behalf of myself, Esther and the sloth. Dear Reader, we would like to extend our deepest regret that many of you if not all of you, in the past week, have been forced to put up with shortages of KFC chicken, KFC gravy and now a possible Cadbury’s chocolate shortage. 972 more words


Early Man review "Stuck in the Stone Age"

Aardman Animation and Nick Park have brought us some of the best stock motion animation over the years, from the likes of Chicken Run, … 541 more words

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