Friday 26th June – our first cria was born to Electra.
Orpheus came into the world jet black, fit & healthy.
What we thought would be ‘a little bit of tidying up’ in the woodland became a quite extensive operation – removing an ancient pheasant pen made of twisted mesh half buried in the mud and numerous fallen trees (33 to be precise). At least there will be a plentiful supply of logs for the log burner in the new house (when it’s built). Then began the task of building a 7 foot high perimeter fence. In case you’re about to ask why, the photographs should answer the question…
Yes – the reindeer have arrived and settled well into their new home.
“…200 bricks and 2000 words a day” —Winston Churchill to Stanley Baldwin, 1928