• Laines Locales Wool Festival At Prébenoit

    We are just back from a chilly and breezy but interesting morning at a wool festival. It was organised by Laines Locales of Limousin and was held at nearby Prébenoit Abbey. Had the weather been better we would have cycled there – it’s about 10 km away – but we’d...


  • Humble Pie, Hungry Sons and Hormonal Sheep

    Photo from lexpress.fr I shall have to eat humble pie. That lonely poster of François Hollande outside Nouzerines Mairie that I blogged about yesterday has now been joined by the other nine candidates. And in the right order. Oh yes, this is France, remember. You can’t go sticking up your...


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  • Life With A Live-In Lamb

    Lamby, the little Suffolk rejected by his mum (and who will one day have to change his name to Sheepy), is currently asleep in front of the fire. He’s taken to life in the house very quickly. It’ll be a shock when we move him to the stable. We’re keeping...


  • Lamby Of Les Fragnes – No. 27 Delivers, At Least Partially

    Oh boy. I think I hate sheep. No. 27 finally delivered the goods, i.e. Lamby, at about 2 am this morning. It was a tough time. I had to do a lot of smearing with lubricant and a minor bit of delving to get Lamby out at the end. His...