The Rise-again Rooster


On a hot afternoon last week, a visiting colleague, on her way out, poked her head in to the office and asked if I’d like another rooster. “No,” was my immediate reply.  Whilst I have nothing against them, you CAN have too many roosters and at home we currently have…

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Duckling Don’ts!


It turns out I am not immune to the charms of animals, particularly feathered or fur ones, and even less so to the kill-you-with-cuteness wiles of baby versions.  Shocker.  It is why we live out here on Fivehills, it is why I have a revolving door of fostered/adopted pets, it…

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