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The S'Lowdown

Welcome to The S’Lowdown –
Swallowtail Hill’s place for reading and relaxation. Why not grab a cuppa and take five minutes for yourself? Go on - we won’t tell anyone!

31 March 2010
Rabbit Update

Lucy – the rabbit in isolation since Saturday seems to be doing well. Eating and drinking again and grumpy at being in a small hutch indoors rather than in its run. So that’s a good sign…

30 March 2010
Major Scientific Advane

I am not a particularly competent scientist. I am not even a fairly good amateur. But like, I suspect, many of you out there, I have been particularly taken by the search for…

29 March 2010
Pig Wreckage

I am extremely angry with Hilary and Smiler. We’ve been more than generous to them and they have the run of the orchard since we understood that Kune Kune’s were grazers not rooters…

27 March 2010
Wood Anemones

Hurrah, the wood anemones are suddenly in bloom, a sprinkling of white though Dean Wood…

26 March 2010
Animal Hospital

This morning on the feeding round it became apparent that we had one limping cat, one sheep with a scratched face, and one poorly pet rabbit…

25 March 2010
The Fall-Over Twins

I continue to be frustrated at the lack of a nick-name since everyone else round here has one…

21 March 2010
Sarah Talks To The Tortoise

A worrying development, this. As you know we have reversed roles. I want the tortoise to go to a good tortoise home. Sarah wants him to stay…

20 March 2010

Well if Christopher is taking a break from talking about the weather – I will talk about it instead…

12 March 2010
Technology Breakdown

I know. Where have I been for the last ten days? As you know, me and technology don’t mix…

4 March 2010
Posh Party

This evening we went to London to the 50th party of a friend of Christophers. It was held in the birthday boy’s art gallery. It was a posh-do…

2 March 2010

I am not given to outbursts of religious fervour – in fact I don’t think I’ve ever had one – but praise the Lord, because March 1st brought sunshine…

1 March 2010
New Career

My modelling career starts here. Having had my hair cut today I have been roped in to model for the salon’s charity hair and make up show next month…

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