Yesterday there was no blog as it was The Aunt's funeral. A sunny but bitterly cold day and lots of friends there. The Keeper of the Graveyard was in fine form as was The Flower Lady who has, incredibly, knitted a jumper in the time it has taken me to knit one sock and a pair of gloves. There was an extremely glamorous lady in a black hat and another in a most magnificent alpaca fur hat. Land rover Man was looking exceedingly dapper and the Cat Lady looked younger than ever. Good to see everyone but a shame it was on such a sad occasion - made doubly poignant by it being the same funeral directors who did Dad's funeral - I did nearly lose the plot when the coffin went out but managed to get a grip.
Today has been husbandry day although very little toe nail trimming happened due to the mud. Cassie, however, was the star! What a gorgeous animal! You barely hold her and she lifts her feet beautifully. She was closely followed by little Barry Norton who is so good - and he is now very comfortable with his halter. We haven't got to the leading around stage yet as I have only doing one at a time. However, I think that, as he and Barnaby are being so good about it all, we might proceed to two at a time next week. First of all, though, he will have to have his fringe trimmed or he will not be able to see where he is going!
A better penning solution! - After a long "family illness" and a subsequent reduction of our herd, I am back to report a more recent enhancement to Easter-Wood. One of the problems we ...
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