Thymewarp

Weak Week

So sorry to have been less than diligent keeping up with posts. I really was ill.

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I went to the local primary school Show Day. Kids do amazing things with agricultural produce and animals. I think the guy in the glasses has every reason to look worried.

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You can buy all manner of garden and home goods, all home made. My favourite sort.

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Tigers raise and lead lambs, they get marked on how well they do it, and maybe win a ribbon. Later in the season, all around the neighbourhood, Dads make arrangements for the pet lambs (and calves) to go to a nearby farm where they can live with other sheep and cows to be looked after into old age…… you get my drift?

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The local axemen’s club give a demonstration, but it is seriously competitive….063

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Young and old alike share the joy of a small community, its the same every year. Why would you want to change?

Oh and I bought a galaxy from the ‘white elephant’ stall for $3.  A whole galaxy – three dollars!  Bargain I say. Now its on my little step-granddaughter’s ceiling.

I love how the garden manages without me for a few days,

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And here is Papa Tui, I always find energy to follow him for a few minutes of my day…

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Mama Tui has been back in the garden too, so the eggs have hatched – no pictures yet.

I found native land snails!  So now I can’t use slug bait in the garden… that’s causing me concern, I was using a ‘safe’ product, but it isn’t safe for these guys…..a puzzle for me.062

….and I will close with a dragon update. I am better now, more tomorrow.032

Smiles in the wind…

from the top of my hill to you all.

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This entry was published on October 22, 2014 at 8:01 pm. It’s filed under Calf rearing, Embroidery, farming, Gardening, Lifestyle and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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