Post Tagged with: "donkey health"

88 ways in which my baby is like my donkey
After the walk / Where are we now?

88 ways in which my baby is like my donkey

None of which are to do with the (admittedly fairly large) size of my baby’s ears… Read on to find out all the ways that my cardboard-eating dependents take after each other I’ve been a bit quiet for a while. This baby we made is now nine months old – […]

Not waving but drowning
The blog / The journey

Not waving but drowning

I thought that this inland bit would be easy. 360 whole degrees of route-planning options rather than the 180 that you get on the coast (unless you fancy getting wet), no particular requirements except to head south as fast as possible, green and pleasant lands to camp in, kind affluent […]

Dual parenting and donkey bites
The blog / The journey

Dual parenting and donkey bites

I had to stop my mum referring to herself as Chico’s grandmother when she came round with treats from her allotment, and got him all excited by running around the field with him – he is not a child, he is a donkey. I am aiming to be his buddy, […]

The donkey COULD DIE, week three: killer tulips
Plans / The blog

The donkey COULD DIE, week three: killer tulips

It’s a mere three days before departure, and if it wasn’t for thirty years of socialisation I would probably also poo copiously on the ground like Chico does every time I frighten him (which is daily at the moment, and today was quite green, and inside kind field-lender Hazel’s garage, […]

And the donkey COULD DIE!
Plans / The blog

And the donkey COULD DIE!

Surely when I get the donkey in his field, life will calm down a bit, I thought? I’ll head over a few times a day to say hi and try out bits of kit on him as they arrive in the post, and we’ll go for practice walks, and in […]