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pigman

  • Joined Dec 2007
There has to be an easier life
« on: December 07, 2007, 11:15:29 pm »
Hello Hello

Just found out about this forum by a very kind email sent to us from someone living in France.

We live in extremely wet Scotland, ::) doubly wet as we are so high up and we have our own mini climate.  We live in a fantastic place though with the best views.  We breed rare breed pigs, run pig courses and do lots of other piggy related things.  We have three ponies, one being a foal and one being a jet black show pony who is very posh and looks down her nose at everyone.   We also run a b&b so are very busy during the summer.  We live next door to a shooting lodge and house the shooter's loaders during the summer.  one of the shooters being no other than Eric Clapton who arrived by helicopter last summer.  So look forward to contributing to the forum.  Bye for now :)

Hilarysmum

  • Joined Oct 2007
Re: There has to be an easier life
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2007, 07:42:55 am »
Hi yours sounds like a very interesting life, be great to hear more.  HM

Dan

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  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Carnoustie, Angus
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Re: There has to be an easier life
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2007, 09:23:30 am »
Hi pigman

We're in sunny Scotland too, I think this morning is the first dry one we've had for weeks!

Welcome to the forum, looking forward to hearing more about what you're up to. Rosemary will most likely pick your brains about the b&b, she's got a notion to build and run one some day.

Dan

Farmer Giles

  • Joined Dec 2007
Re: There has to be an easier life
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2007, 07:04:24 am »
Hi Pigman

If I'm right, after reading your post, I guess we met when I was back in the UK??

Anyway from one 'newbie' to another hello hello and welcome!!

Look forward to hearing of your latest projects as and when

Andy

Malc

  • Joined Oct 2007
    • The Edge of Nowhere
Re: There has to be an easier life
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2007, 11:29:56 pm »
Hi Pigman,

We're new to all this as well and we're on Orkney where the weather is interesting, to say the least. Hope it's going well.

Malc

jan

  • Joined Oct 2007
Re: There has to be an easier life
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2007, 02:21:49 pm »
A very warm welcome, gosh I havent been doing my check ups properly as so many have joined in such a short time but it can only be good. Janx

Pebbles

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Central Scotland
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Re: There has to be an easier life
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2008, 04:54:19 pm »
Welcome Pigman

Apologies for the delay, things have been hectic.

We are in the West of Scotland - can't remember when the last dry day was! Thought it was going to be today, until the bright sun became a downpour of hailstones!  ::)

Look forward to hearing all your news.

Pebbles
Trying to be self-sufficient and raise happy, healthy animals on our smallholding at www.ardunanfarm.com

Championing local food producers around the UK at The Great British Food Hub www.thegreatbritishfoodhub.com get in touch if you want to be the person who creates a Food Hub in your community

pigsatlesrues

  • Joined Oct 2008
  • Normandy, France
Re: There has to be an easier life
« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2008, 11:13:30 am »
Welcome from us as well, hope you had a great NEW YEAR up there is Scotland!

Kate
Bonjour et avoir un bon jour !

brittanyalex

  • Joined Jan 2008
  • Brittany France
Re: There has to be an easier life
« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2008, 06:11:46 pm »
Dan - I used to run a B&B in Cornwall so she can pick my brains too if she likes.

Alex

 

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