Happiness is… A Toby’s Tails book for Easter!

These two boys are Connor and Mason, our grandsons, and this Easter they got a very special present. Their own book! You see – these two very special boys are two of the characters in the latest Toby’s Tails book, Toby’s Tails – Easter at Fantasy Farm. Look how happy they are!                                                                             Toby            

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Easter gifts – Why not give a book?

We all know that children get far too many chocolates at Easter. Why not give them a book instead? The Toby’s Tails series of children’s books are ideal for children aged 4 to 9 years who love animals. Whether the animal is a dog, cat, or farmyard friend, Toby’s Tails has a book to suit. All the animals featured live on our smallholding and were photographed by the author. If you would like to purchase a book, with personal message from yourself or just signed by the author, complete with a bookmark, a special Toby paw print, and have it sent …

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Picnic by the river

Yesterday was a lovely day so mum and dad packed a picnic and we all went down to the Loire valley. Mum and dad had a lovely picnic at Saumur,  you can park right on top of the hill next to the chateau http://www.saumur-tourisme.net/chateausaumur_uk.html There are picnic tables there, it’s a lovely spot and you can see the  river Loire wending its way down the valley in both directions.  I was too busy though exploring, to look at the river. There were plenty of people to say hello to and of course every so often I had to pop back …

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The end of summer.

Some days you know, now it’s getting cooler, sunbathing is impossible and I have to resort to watching the world from the doorstep, autumn is coming mum says. Also, I have to admit, I don’t really like getting wet, well unless I’m on a walk that is. But an advantage is that now it’s cooler I get to go for longer walk, something about it being too hot some days, I don’t know, mum might complain but she doesn’t have my thick coat on. Before everyone thinks mum is a bad owner, I have to say that normally no walk …

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