Joni enjoying her first winter

Joni enjoying her first winter- Steven Kennard 2014
Joni enjoying her first winter- Steven Kennard 2014

Joni loves the snow and, at the moment after all of our snowfalls this winter,when she runs through some areas of the garden the snow is well over her head. Under the trees it is more sheltered and she comes up for breath. Her puppy hood is going so fast, she will soon be grown, so we have to make the most of this time.

Post Seagull Butt Stick Shaking Session – Part 3 of the Tutorial

Seagull Butt Silhouettes - Steven Kennard 2013
Seagull Butt Silhouettes – Steven Kennard 2013

Here you see the results of a successful #seagullbuttstickshaking  session, as it is performed by a professional. NB. Hardly any seagulls were harmed in the making of this photograph.

One last thing I wanted to mention about this: The first few times you do this, try to make sure there is no one around. They might think you are totally crazy until you get the knack just right, when they will see you mean business and stand in awe.

Florette and the Pigs – Laubrecourt, Dordogne, France, c. 1995

Florette and the Pigs - Steven Kennard 2012
Florette and the Pigs – Steven Kennard 2012

After our visit to a local Jersey dairy farm when Ellie posted a photograph of Jersey cows and mentioned our house cow, Florette, from when we lived in France, we were asked if we had any photographs of Florette. So here is Florette with the pigs. This was a scan from a negative from 1995 when we were living in the Dordogne.