Monthly Archives: April 2011

Donkeys excited about royal wedding

There is no doubt that the donkeys have worked themselves into a state of wild excitement. It must be due to the royal wedding, as no other explanation could be possible during this week when the media is constantly presenting … Continue reading

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Matilde’s Easter bonnet

I couldn’t resist the temptation to make Matilde a floral bonnet for Easter Sunday. She was very good at first, but shook the flowers off later and ate them… And this photo is your Easter caption competition. What are the … Continue reading

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Easter with the donkeys

We had the first serious rain since I built the donkey shelter yesterday, and what did the donks do? They stood in the rain getting drenched instead of retreating into the dry straw in the shelter. Silly donks. I was … Continue reading

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Matilde goes to market

On Sunday I walked into Finestrat with Matilde for the annual mediaeval market. This is one of those travelling markets that goes from town to town, with market traders dressed in mediaeval costume, loads of new age tarot reading and … Continue reading

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Back to blogging from my phone

The computer died last week. 😦 A 2007 Mac Powerbook should have lasted longer than that, surely? Anyway, I’m only just able to afford carrots on these wages; a new computer or even a repair is out of the question. … Continue reading

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Is this donkey pregnant?

When Barbara visited in December and helped me to select another donkey from Paco in the Sierra Bernia, we found Matilde, who I hadn’t noticed previously because I was besotted with the classic ‘pretty donkey’ Rubi who I had immediately … Continue reading

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