What’s up, donk?

I just read a super article about donkey behaviour from equine behaviour expert Ben Hart.*  You can read it here on his website in full: Understanding donkey behaviour Since the foals were born in 2011, I have observed their behaviour with their two mothers.  If you followed this blog and the earlier one (Brother Lapin’s Pilgrimage) you’ll … More What’s up, donk?

Après le deluge

The donkeys and I have spent a great deal of time recovering from the storms, and cleaning up.  The fields are finally drying out.  We didn’t have anything like the problems of Central Italy, of course, and please contribute to the emergency relief fund for stranded donkeys there (see previous blog post.) It has been a … More Après le deluge

Chinese “globalization” & the donkey holocaust

Warning: unlike our usual donkey blog posts, this post contains very horrid content.  The disgusting Chinese are decimating whole populations of donkeys and we need to respond.   Please do not proceed beyond here if you feel you will be distressed. I did not want to see this horror myself either, and I find my … More Chinese “globalization” & the donkey holocaust

The Four Horsepersons of the Apocalypse

The weather discussions all started off in the autumn with the disappointment that, once again the September/October rains didn’t come.  It was the continuation of a four year long period of drought in the region of Alicante.  Discussion of the water issue in the press – particularly the excellent Alicante newspaper Información – has been … More The Four Horsepersons of the Apocalypse

Après le déluge

The blog is up and running and I will be adding posts over the next few days to catch up with the past few weeks while I have been unable to access the blog, due to login problems. This has coincided with a very busy time at school and also extraordinary weather here: December storms … More Après le déluge

Blog host problems

At last I’m back into my own blog space! And in time for Christmas… (The above is not one of mine but I like it!) WordPress who host my blog charge me an annual fee but they cannot provide enough people (yes people: those things who answer enquiries) to respond to help requests within the … More Blog host problems