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Seasons Greetings from Croick

Greetings from Croick. We just missed a White Christmas but had a touch of snowfall on Boxing Day, and more overnight …. just as family are leaving of course.

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The shearing

The ancient lorry growled up the strath, a group of Scottish and Antipodean shearers left out, set up and less than three hours later some 250 sheep had been sheared. It’s a tough way to earn a living! There’s plenty … Continue reading

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Garden Snipe

For a couple of days we had brief sightings of a small bird scurrying in and out of the undergrowth at the edge of the garden. Today it chose to spend 20 minutes on the lawn, right in front of … Continue reading

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Our new pigs ….here’s looking at you!

I have forgotten to give an update on this year’s pigs who arrived a few weeks ago and have settled well. They are an amiable group this year, and still going through the teenage years. However late I get there … Continue reading

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The Croick Spring

    This wasn’t supposed to happen at the end of April! So much for Spring has sprung; winter has returned.

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Midnight in the Lambing Shed

Well, not quite midnight … but late enough.

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Playtime

  If you are a bull called Jura, it is a little boring being confined all winter, and deprived of female company. So the opportunity to play with a bale of straw is welcome, and a reminder of the strength … Continue reading

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