Archive for October 29th, 2008

One small step for a cat…

Watching the boys leaping about the place now, it’s hard to believe that there was ever a time when they couldn’t manage the basics, such as jumping in through the window. But it was only this time last year that they first plucked up the courage to give it a go:

Hey, look at me! I made it! - 29 October 2007

Hey, look at me! I made it! - 29 October 2007

How did you get up there? - 29 October 2007

How did you get up there? - 29 October 2007

Waddya mean this ain't the way *you* did it?! - 29 October 2007

Waddya mean this ain't the way *you* did it?! - 29 October 2007

Er, so how do we get down? - 29 October 2007

Er, so how do we get down? - 29 October 2007

Awww, bless!

Unregistered Kune Kune piglets for sale

UPDATE: All the piglets have now been taken. I’ll put up another post when I have got some more for sale. Comments are therefore closed.

UPDATE #2: As of 31/12/09, I have Kune Kune porkers and adult sows for sale: click here for more information!

I have two litters of unregistered Kune Kune piglets for sale, four aged 10 weeks, and another four aged 7 weeks. There’s an uncastrated boar in each litter, the rest are gilts. Continue reading

Winter is coming

Well, I keep saying I hope it will be a cold winter, not a wet one and – for now at least – my wish seems to be coming true. I know we’re not getting the same weather as much of the country, but it was a cold start this morning, with ice covering windscreens (not mine! I have found the perfect frost-free place to park!) and generally making the morning a bit brrr-chilly.

This was how things looked at the farm this morning:

Frost - 29 October 2008

Frost - 29 October 2008

This is why:

Thick ice on Bailey and Brini's water bucket - 29 October 2008

Thick ice on Bailey and Brini's water bucket - 29 October 2008

But things soon warmed up in the sun and I was able to take my welly off for a bit of mutual itch-relief with Scratchy:

Ah, that's better! - 29 October 2008

Ah, that's better! - 29 October 2008