Fascinating Facts about Wild Boar

We live on the edge of a national forest and so we are very lucky to see many wild animals, including wild boar. Wild boar are wild pigs, or more to the point pigs were once wild boar, before humans domesticated them, and in fact if a sow pig escapes into the wild it can settle down and mate with a wild boar. Like pigs the male is called a boar, the female a sow, and the babies piglets. These beautiful animals get a lot of bad press, however, like most wild animals they will only attack if they are …

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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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Agricultural Shows

Hi everyone, I’ve just spent a lovely day at a comice [or agricultural show] there were quite a few dogs around to say hello to and plenty of animals to see. It took place in a small village called Villaines sous Luce, I went there with my mum and her daughter Michelle. I have never seen so many different varieties of animals. Mum took plenty of pictures especially of the large French draft horses called Percherons.  There were quite a few different breeds of cows, some piglets and even a baby donkey and her monther, she looked sooo cute!   There was also a …

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