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Deliveries and deliveries
After the walk / The book / The film

Deliveries and deliveries

We bloody did it! In the days before Christmas we posted over 700 parcels, and now people all over the world are reading books and watching films, and Iā€™m a bit taken aback, in a really good way. I realise that I thought everyone was buying them out of kindness […]

Life, death and donkeys
After the walk / Philosophising

Life, death and donkeys

Two years ago today I got the overwhelming honour of seeing a baby born. I was the very first person to see the damp, dark hair of the truly superb little soul who has since become Lois, at 1.40am, in the gentle, dark, womblike surrounds of Lewisham Birth Centre. I […]

Galloping donkey nutcases
After the walk

Galloping spring

I took the freshly washed head collars back to the field on Tuesday morning, giving myself a little time to negotiate them onto the donkeys before the vet arrived to give them their flu and tetanus jabs. Flo is always pretty good, but Chico usually gives me a token runaround […]

Happy pancake day!
After the walk

Happy pancake day!

Happy pancake day! If you forgot, there’s still time! This Shrove Tuesday I’m singing the praises of my dear mama, by posting her pancake recipe for you. The pictures are from last May ā€“ I’ve been keeping them for today ā€“ but as it happens she’s in the kitchen frying […]