Day: June 25, 2014

‘Big Brother’

BigBrother13The ‘Meadow Dude’ was up bright and early and ready for another construction project.
BigBrother14As the hay has been growing taller and taller in the back field Darby has been more and more determined to reach over the fence line to eat everything she could. So today we secured railings to the top of the fence posts. So far … so good.
BigBrother2Tyrek needed to get his morning chores done quickly as he moved onto a whole new list of jobs this afternoon. Just after lunch this little bundle of energy came running up the stairs …
BigBrother3… intent on a good long hug!
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAYou think we might have then turned and gone into the house for a short visit … but NO … the FIRST stop needed to be the paddock where Lexi reconnected with her pal Bella.
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANot only did she brave some Bella hugs – she also was keen on trying out a perch on Rosie’s back. Lexi is so tiny that Rosie just walked from here to her hay bin and munched away paying no mind to the little one stroking her mane from on top. 😉
BigBrother1Once we’d said a proper hello to the four footed family members (inside and outside) Lexi was over her shyness and ready to play with her ‘big brother’ or ‘little brother’ (depending on what game they were playing). First she got to be his hair dresser – adding a few bangs in front.
BigBrother6Then Tyrek helped her to learn how to play Minecraft and other games on the iPad.
BigBrother21He was rewarded with a perfectly divine tea party. 😉
BigBrother5However, as is often the case here at the Meadow, minds soon turned back to equine pursuits.
BigBrother4We had a great time cheering on each of the donkeys while they raced around the paddock and up onto the hill. Bella was even jumping up and putting her front legs over Paco’s back and butting and nipping at Darby to make her play.
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERALexi then took up her post guarding the Bully while Tyrek and I finished up some paddock raking.
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIt turns out that Tyrek and Lexi both have the same favourite activity – riding in the Bully!
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAI think the chores are going to get done very quickly this week! We have lots of help!