Monthly Archives: May 2011

You can lead a donk to water…

…but you cannot make it cross over. After a ten kilometre expedition to the supermarket in Vilajoiosa, the beach, and most of the way home, the donks came to a halt at the river crossing of the Riu Anxero, and … Continue reading

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Loppy

Mark, who contributed comments to the previous post, sent this picture of Loppy. Loppy is a rescued donkey at Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary – http://www.donkeyrescue.co.uk – her page is at http://www.donkeyrescue.co.uk/Adoptadonkey/AdoptLoppy/tabid/69/Default.aspx. Mark says, “When I visited her last the guys … Continue reading

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I’m a secret lemon eater

The donks have been assisting at the lemon harvest. My big lemon tree has been long overdue for harvesting. People were out stripping the orange and lemon trees weeks ago, so I have left it far too late and the … Continue reading

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Dr Elisabeth Svendsen MBE

I have just caught up with the news that the founder of the Donkey Sanctuary, and its sister charity the Elisabeth Svendsen Trust for Children and Donkeys, Dr Elisabeth Svendsen MBE, died earlier this month on 11th May. Dr Svendsen … Continue reading

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Straw donks

The problem with the donks eating the straw in their stable is quite acute now. They are being quite fanatical about it and eating every last scrap of straw in the stable every day! A friend who has experience of … Continue reading

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Donkeys and Democracy

I am pleased to announce that I have finally solved my computer problems, so I will be updating the blog more regularly now. I bought a cheapo Acer Aspire notebook in Carrefour yesterday for two hundred and forty Euros. I’m … Continue reading

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Donks eat everything

The donks just keep on eating. They eat my flowers, they eat the trees, they eat their donkey house, they eat their straw, and when there’s nothing else, they start licking my wheelbarrow, as if to say, “Bring us more … Continue reading

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