The Alpacas

Guilt free Crochet fest at The Alpaca B&B

Guilt free Crochet fest at The Alpaca B&B

So you have a bit of a love affair with crochet / knitting ? Possibly enjoy a glass of wine maybe even together with some cheese and crackers, sharing knitting and crochet patterns, talking to like minded people, love animals ?  Then you're going to be interested in this.... We have a really... Read More

Halter Training at The Alpaca B&B in Dordogne

Halter Training at The Alpaca B&B in Dordogne

Halter Training These two words fill me with dread, and not because of the weanlings they are of course stressy about it but with care and patience they are a breeze. When I first moved over I obviously spent a lot of time with the animals building trust and also learning their ways. My 2nd summer... Read More

Whats Happening with the Alpacas at The Alpaca B&B in Dordogne

Whats Happening with the Alpacas at The Alpaca B&B in Dordogne

Alpacas at The Alpaca B&B in Dordogne   You really can’t help falling in love with these gorgeous animals, fleece aside for the moment, they are gentle,  inquisitive and timid for 99.9% of the time, but with a syringe in my hand they can transform into kicking quivering wrecks a... Read More

I Loved Winter in Dordogne

I Loved Winter in Dordogne

So, my first winter in Dordogne, France ! The weather – summer wouldn’t let go for quite a while and 2016 saw the cold kick in a lot later than I imagined, there have been plenty of blue skies and sunshine, enough to keep the heart smiling even if you had to dig out a hat and scarf in J... Read More

Trinity Tunsten has it ALL going on !!

Trinity Tunsten has it ALL going on !!

For a while I have been trying to introduce milk pellets to Trinity Tungsten to boost his intake and have less demand on his dam, and he has steadfastly resisted everything I've tried.  Although he has been watching for some time with interest as Emrys feeds, until today he's never ventured any... Read More