Category Archives: Brookwood Shire

Moving on Up

The chicks will be 4 weeks old on Sunday and they are getting huge!  They are very active, and have no problem getting in and out of their brooder box.  The addition is nice, but they want to explore everywhere. … Continue reading

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June Update

 So June arrived.  Not sure how that happened as it seems it was only early May a short time ago…when Fiona arrived.   It has been a busy time for us. There is Fiona, of course, who is always busy playing … Continue reading

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Fiona

On Monday we went and picked up our new puppy.  We have named her Fiona Rose.  Fiona since all our dogs have Celtic names which begin with F. (Finn, Fergus..) and Rose because it is the tradition in the Shire  (the one … Continue reading

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Spring Projects…and a Pleasant Surprise

We have been home now for about two months.  Ireland seems a distant memory in many ways.  So what have we been doing?  We have been busy settling in, and we have been making a list of things we want to do … Continue reading

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Adventures with Beatrix

Just thought I would catch you up on Beatrix and her impacted crop.  It has been a bit of an adventure.  She seemed to be getting better so I went ahead and brought Prudence home.  I thought she would be … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

So we are home.  Ireland was the most interesting adventure….but the fact is we have made Brookwood Shire too perfect.  We have decided to stay. We arrived home on Sunday and were greeted by some bitter cold weather.  But it … Continue reading

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Transitions

There is a chill in the air.  Fall continues, but winter is coming.  The signs are everywhere.   It is dark earlier and earlier in the evenings.  Frost covers the ground in the early morning.  The trees have shed their leaves.  Fallen … Continue reading

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