Sunday, 22 September 2013

Tap Dance beats Can Can.

The Inquisitors
Today, I installed the water standpipe bringing water supply to the new paddocks. As usual, the alpacas were very inquisitive as to what was going on, and a crowd gathered to watch.
The first water flows into the can
It will eliminate having to carry endless cans of water over the hill during warm weather.
We had a look into the fleece of Elstar and Empress yesterday, and both are very nice - Empress's has developed amazingly in 8 weeks, developing great character in crimp and staples, while keeping its original brightness, lustre and softness.

We've discovered a group of ladybirds camped in a knot in one of the gates for a couple of weeks. Most of the time, with the gate shut, the latch keeps them sheltered, they are only exposed when I open the gate:
Now you see us...

Now you don't!

4 comments:

  1. Happy tappy. We also have ladybirds seeking shelter.

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  2. Barbara, hope you didn't imagine me Line Dancing with alpacas? Sometimes the title can be more interesting than the post!

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  3. A water standpipe - another job we need to do one of these years and before someone's knuckles start dragging on the ground with carrying watering cans! Shirley & Robbie

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