Archive | 6 May, 2012
The Big Lad hurtles through a puddle.

Boys tackle their first trail

With both the boys totally familiar and comfortable with the mountain bikes they received for their birthdays earlier this year, the Other Half and I decided it was time to let them loose on a proper trail. Today, we loaded their bikes into the Land Rover and drove them to Gartly Moor, just up the […]

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Livestock slaughter by throat cutting rises

I was browsing the agriculture sections of assorted newpapers when I found a story on the Guardian about a rise in the numbers of livestock having their throats cut while conscious. A senior vet has spoken out against the “unacceptable” rise in the number of farm animals slaughtered by having their throats cut while fully […]

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