• Zarafa – France’s First Giraffe

    Ruadhri and I are off to the cinema a little later tonight to see Zarafa, which is the animated story of France’s first giraffe and his human friend Makis. Zarafa is to be delivered to King Charles X of France as a royal gift from Egypt. Hassan, the desert Prince...


  • Foot-baa-ll Crazy!

    Disappearing under piles of wood and work at the moment, so a very quick blog tonight with a couple of photos of our football crazy lamb! Normal blogging service will be resumed from tomorrow!    


  • Resourceful Neighbours

    Our next-door-but-two neighbours, a kilometre away, have just celebrated their first anniversary in France. And despite the fact that they’re English expats like us, and that we pass their farm regularly on our way to and from Nouzerines, we haven’t got together very often at all. They’ve had a crazy...


  • Hog Blog – More About Berkshire Pigs

    Wilma, the girls' mother. Pic from http://www.lelogisfrance.com I promised you a bit more info about our new Berkshire pigs – Oberon, Portia and Rosamunde. We bought them from Lorraine and David Jones, whose pig experience day Chris attended back in chilly January. We fetched our breeding trio yesterday. It was...


  • Pigs!

    Just back from a heavy day of driving through hail to collect our pigs, so a quick photo for today and a proper blog post about them tomorrow. Oberon, Portia and Rosamunde have only been here about half an hour but are very happy in the stable that they’ve evicted...