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Erik Hofstatter - Rare Breeds Review

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When I read the title of a book sometimes I wonder what significance it holds and what is waiting for me in the pages of the book. 366 more words

Horror

Rare Breeds: Meet the Kooikerhondie!

What’s a Kooikerhondje?

The Kooikerhondje or Kooiker for short, is an uncommon breed of dog that originated in the Netherlands several hundred years ago. They were a favorite of Dutch nobility. 210 more words

Dogs

Geese, Ducks and Emus.

We stopped at a pottery and they specialised in rare ducks and geese with a few emus thrown in for good measure. I had to take some shots. 13 more words

Zeitgeist

Bade Ka Gosht

“Bade Ka Gosht” means red-meat biryani. It is the favourite meal of Muslims celebrating Bakr Id (Eid Ul-Adha) today in India. This festival commemorates the Biblical story of Abraham who was about to sacrifice his son to God and at the last minute, God substituted a ram. 467 more words

India

Kerry Hills at Melton Native Breeds Show

How do I get myself into these things? What on earth would the younger me make of the lengths I seem to go to these days to ‘have fun’ – I have now reached the point where I can assure you, dear reader, that all sheep do not look the same and I am starting to be able to appreciate the differences between good and bad but I am now wondering just how far this crazy journey is gonna take me. 1,037 more words

Sheep

Border Union Show

The Border Union Show is traditionally held on the last weekend of July, at Springwood park, just south of the river Tweed and the Scottish Border town of Kelso. 1,041 more words

Crafts

Pigs enjoying a wallow

As the weather was improving, the pigs needed a wallow go keep cool. They had already dug a nice size pond, all we needed to do is fill it up with water. 20 more words

Pigs