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Things that don’t happen in a city #5172…

…being woken up by a sheep outside your bedroom door at 5.30am. Aren’t inquisitive pet sheep the best? Share: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tumblr it Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Tell a friend Print for later

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Mining for sheep

I’ve been pretty amazed by some of the scenery on the doorstep of my Nuffield chum’s farms, and none more so than at the final stop of my little road trip around NSW and Victoria. Rowan lives on the edge of a place called Taralgon, about 90 minutes east of Graeme’s place in Fish Creek. […]

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Radio baa baa

Back home whenever BBC reporter Robert Peston comes on the radio I have to switch him straight off. I’ve always thought he was putting on a ridiculous voice as there was no way anyone could really speak with such a daft tone or drawl, or without any concept of where commas and full stops should […]

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A spoiled sheep station

Three hours south of Sydney is a little place many Australian’s seem to hold dear. “What are you going there for?” one friend asked when I told them of my planned trip. “Don’t stay for longer than a day,” another said. “Nothing happens there.” Not quite what you’d expect to hear about the capital city […]

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Resc-ewe mission

It may have kicked off slowly for some (it’s such a hassle when your blood sugar levels drop and give the symptoms of a hangover, innit?), but today I had a whirlwind education on the world of Australian sheep production. I’d gone along to Meat and Livestock Australia, who are a levy board pretty similar […]

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Cuteness and sheep

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Sneezy going through Canadian farmland

Maybe I was asking for trouble when I took my Matthew Williamson handbag with me on a trip to a goat farm. Maybe it was my own fault for getting so close to try and take a photo. Anyway, lesson of today, in case you didn’t know dear readers, is that goats have a powerful […]

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Real interest in Real Food

I’ve got the feeling my stomach’s currently trying to work out exactly why I’ve fed it (in chronological order) olive tapenade, strawberry fudge, sausage in onion marmalade, honey yoghurt, salted chocolate and a venison pasty today. No, it’s not a new diet I’m trying out – I’ve been to the Real Food Festival at Earls […]

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