Thankfully Daisy is now completely recovered and back to playing frisbee and her shepherding duties which she carries out with a little too much enthusiasm sometimes.
Archie, who despite his bad start in life with stomach problems and itchy skin, has blossomed into a beautiful boy and he is pleased to have his playmate back. He copies everything she does, good and bad!
Around the croft we are waiting to see if one of our goats is in kid, we are hoping for third time lucky. In previous years she hasn’t taken, even though she has had several suitors. We have dabbled in butter making and have various fruit wines bubbling away all over the kitchen.
This sudden hot spell has taken us by surprise; we were just about ready to break out the thermals again and were bracing ourselves for the winter to come.