Being very mad keen on all things to do with animals and having a would be shepherdess in our family, we were first in the yard at the agricultural college's Lambing Day on Saturday.
There's a dreadful disease called Schmallenberg Virus affecting a lot of flocks at the moment. Thankfully none of the sheep here have been affected by it so all the lambs born so far have been healthy and well.
To stop awhile and watch the antics of the lambs getting used to their gangly bodies was the perfect start to our day.
Despite many heavily pregnant ewe's waiting to give birth, we weren't lucky enough to see a lamb born this time.
Little Bun did get a cuddle with a three day old triplet though. This one's being bottle fed as ewe's can only feed two lambs.
In the hospital nursery we saw a very demanding lamb jumping and pounding on his mother's back. Desperate for her to stand so he could feed again. How ever much she jiggled he managed to cling on.
Sunday has been all rainy and pretty grim. As we all fancied a home day it was the perfect weather. The Bun's played all day and I got a small bit of stitching done.
I'd bought some fabulous zingy towelling from Maartje before christmas. Only a small amount, but just enough to make a handtowel and it's taken me months to finally make it.
I chopped the shapes to sew another tunic, this time from Amy Butler's Chinese Lanterns. Also I'm so pleased that stinky fabric is no longer stinky so I kept it by my side so I could muse upon it's possibilties.
I love my wee handtowel with it's pink pom pom fringe, so much more exciting than our Aga towel.
The rest of the day was a cosy blur of cake making, cake eating and knitting.
As much as I enjoy a rainy day cosying up inside, I'd like the sun back again tommorow please.