Thursday, November 04, 2010

Busy morning already.

I got up nice and early and headed down to get the Acorn all finished for mum coming, just had a big clean to do. Walking down our garden towards it I noticed that wee Lachie wasn't in his paddock with Candy, but in the garden! Oh oh. 
He's such a biddable wee chap that he followed me right down the drive, waited for me to open 2 lots of gates, trotted after me through another paddock and back to mum. I decided that I might as well let Aoife and Ruairidh back in now that Lachie is bigger and they all greeted eachother like long lost friends. Candy was licking Aoife and they're all being nice to Lachie. It's lovely to have all the Highlands back together.
So after that I started off to the Acorn again only to be stopped by all the boy ducks faffing around beside the bonfire! MMMmm I thought, perhaps the baby ducklings have hatched - they have! I think there are 8 or 9 but again it's difficult to tell. I could see about 6 unhatched eggs in the nest so she must have been sitting on a huge pile of them!
I headed back to the house and got them some food and water so she doesn't have to venture too far for a couple of days, then finally got to work on the Acorn!
It's looking lovely, even if I do say so myself.

Ah butter wouldn't melt!
Right off to get some tomato food and veggie stuff.


  1. I wouldnt mind being busy with him for company. Amazing photos Laura. i love the sharp focus on the detail - stunning!

  2. WendyJW11:19 am

    You're such a busy girl Laura - with naughty calf getting out and your mum arriving soon plus all the other goings on!
    Hope you have a great time with your mum visiting - I'm sure it seems ages since her last visit. She is going to be impressed with all the new things that you have done around your wee farm. Have fun!

  3. Anonymous6:35 pm

    Awww bless!

  4. Wonderful pics! You've been very busy already - hope you've got something nice to eat!


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