Quick blog tonight as it has been a busy day. An early start this morning to see to the animals before loading up two alpacas and heading off to Weymouth to the Transport of Yesteryear Show. This really was a fun day out but did involve a lot of talking which has tired us out! The weather was glorious so I had no expectation of selling hats, scarves and gloves - but we did, a surprising amount and there was lots of interest. There was also lots of talk about the Kate Humble alpaca programme - all very positive.
Then after lunch Sam phoned to say Lily had just given birth (she would have been 11 months tomorrow so looks like we are not doing long gestation this year!). Another little boy who looks very lively and strong but no pictures yet I am afraid. In fact the only picture I have is from the show and that is of a steam engine and not an alpaca - sorry!
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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