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I’ve moved!

Hey there! I’ve moved, or at least the blog has. You can find me at: http://kathysamuelphotos.com/blog Please feel free to pop by for a visit! Kathy

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Our highest field

The drought and heat of the summer are finally having repercussions on the land here. Apart from a couple of storms, we haven’t really had any rain since the beginning of June. The lack of water means that the grass … Continue reading

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Just before the storm

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Sheep by night

The days are already a lot shorter and now when we bring the sheep back down to the barn at 8pm it is almost dusk. It’s very dusty, very hot and the sheep, like us want to get home as … Continue reading

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Rent a mountain

One of the things I love about hiking is that you never know what you’re going to see. We were expecting this view over Le Lac de Serreponçon, Europe’s second biggest artificiel lake: But we didn’t think we’d find such an enormous flock of … Continue reading

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The hired help

Nobody loves the sheep as much as our two sheepdogs, Flossy and Elfie. And nobody enjoys going to work as much as they do. The highlight of their day is when the doors to the sheep barn open and the … Continue reading

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Five generations of shepherds

Sometimes I bring the sheep back to the barn, but most days I just leave it to the expert. He somehow manages to send the dogs half-way up a mountain and then have them bring the sheep down at a … Continue reading

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