Monthly Archives: March 2014

Happy Founder’s Day!

The Donkey Sanctuary at Sidmouth is holding it’s Founder’s Day today, remembering ElisabethSvendson who started the sanctuary. Details of the day can be found on this link to the Founder’s Day page on the Donkey Sanctuary site. Morris is reading … Continue reading

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Driving a Morris

I am getting Morris ready for long-reining. It is now two weeks since Morris has been in training with the bridle and bit: or to put it more accurately, he has had just four sessions. Thanks to Cait, who has … Continue reading

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Matilde’s cultural morning in Finestrat

The Museo de Finestrat is where I take my school trips every year, and we are going there this Friday with a Year 10 Geography trip.  It consists of an old village farmhouse, the Casa de la Font de Carré, … Continue reading

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A load of alfalfa

There is nothing to read here.  The donkeys have been ordered to stop blogging and have a period of prayer and reflection. Here’s Father Finigan on The Pitfalls of Censoring Catholic Bloggers http://the-hermeneutic-of-continuity.blogspot.co.uk/2014/03/clerical-blogging-is-there-change-in.html

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Taking down the Vatican flag

This is a blog about donkeys.  It is a blog that connects to the Catholic pilgrim tradition of the Camino de Santiago.  A small and dedicated group of followers read this blog mainly for its content about donkeys.  Most are … Continue reading

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We didn’t expect the Spanish Inquisition

While traditionalist Catholic blogs are under attack in a concerted Lent campaign to assert the new order, Rabit is proud to have not been left out.  The Sacred Congregation for Settling Scores has sent round the men with pickaxe handles … Continue reading

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Donkeys from the EAFA archives

Thanks to John Charmley, Director of the East Anglian Film Archive for drawing my attention to these short donkey clips from the archive. Mr Grange is interviewed about his ‘donkey barometer’ on a beach surrounded by children. He explains to … Continue reading

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