Monthly Archives: March 2011

Who is doing the donkey work now?

Since Matilde and Ruby are now confined to camp, following yesterday’s Great Escape and being marched back by the Policia Local, it fell to me to go and do the donkey work… I have cycled up the hill with my … Continue reading

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Donks eat everything!

The rood and norty donkeys seems to eat everything around them! Obviously, it was a mistake to have them indoors when they first arrived a fortnight ago, and I accepted the loss of my domestic potted plants gracefully. However, Matilde … Continue reading

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Donkey outing

It is hot sunny weather this weekend. At last, a taste of spring. I could not separate Rubi from Matilde to walk to Finestrat, so I took a chance on it… I went out with both of them. Big mistake. … Continue reading

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The donks are in the field

It has been a long journey. A burroeacratic paperchase, then a great panic for several days with donkeys indoors wrecking the house, while I sorted out the fencing on the field. Now, I can happily report (from a keyboard still … Continue reading

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First Sunday of Lent (with donkeys)

I spent the first two hours of Sunday morning coaxing the donks back down the three steps I had spent an hour encouraging them to go up yesterday, into the enclosed ‘studio’ at the back of the house (now a … Continue reading

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Donks in their new home

At last the donks are here. The paperwork is half completed but we have been able to move the donkeys here anyway, and I’ll catch up with the rest of the paperwork eventually! The sale is complete and I have … Continue reading

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Waiting for the donks…

This finally looks like a breakthrough! The vet was supposed to inspect my plot of land today, to approve the arrangements for the donks, sign the papers at a cost of eighty Euros, and then the donks could be moved … Continue reading

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