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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...

As always, plenty has been going on here in the last week. More oaks trees have been felled, we are not fans of cutting trees down but oak leaves and acorns are the devil and toxic to pretty much every animal except pigs. Hmmmm Pigs eat acorns.... a light bulb moment was had, and we set about finding us some piggies for the farm, preferably pigs that like acorns (a lot of acorns) and that will eat...

Down at the bottom of our fields we have woodland. Beautiful woodland that we love to stroll through with our dogs. When Llamas become accustomed to longer treks, we will also stroll through these woods with the Axel, Savannah and little kissy lips Orion. This is our current goal, and Nigel and I are dedicated to getting our 3 trekkers out daily, we are reaping the rewards.  Orion, Axel and Savann...

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...