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It has been bought to the attention of this Llama Mama that despite lots of posts, videos and photos, the Loire 7 (our llamas) have not been properly introduced! We must rectify this as soon as possible, as for all I know, you could all be thinking that they are a rabble of spitting, flighty, "don't give a fig" type creatures, when in fact this couldn't be further from the truth... not just the fi...

There is not much missing from our life on our Llama Farm, but there has been something that I haven't been able to put my finger on. It's been bugging me since we first moved to the farm in June last year. It was on the long list of jobs in my head that needed to be done, but has always been forgotten when pen and paper are handy. I do love a good to do list! The llamas have settled in wonderful...

For anyone that has ever wondered where the expression chewing over the cud comes from... Now our Llamas are a very social bunch, they always stick together and do not like to be apart from each other. Being amongst them in the field and listening to their chatter is one of the greatest joys of being a Llama Mama. They communicate with each other all the time, whether it be their soft chattering o...

After the initial wonder of getting to France, we rapidly set about the task of getting ready for our Llamas to be delivered. As well as a list of emergency supplies, brushes, poo picker uppers and hay, we also had to get the land fully fenced, so that we didn't have any Llama Dramas. Our Estate agent, who has been a constant help with all matters since we arrived in the Vallee du Loir, amazingly ...

So, we finally left the UK for our new life in France on June 30th, a decision made so that we didn't have to pay another months tax on the van (to clarify, this was the decision on date, we didn't move to France to avoid road tax) Having agreed with our seller that we could sleep in the Old Barn on our farm until our French purchase completed on 20th July, Off we set, with the van literally bulgi...