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Spring baby lambs and cows

Well, I think we’re all agreed that 2020 was quite a year! Sometimes it seems to have dragged and dragged and, at other times, it seems to have flown by. Regarding the latter, I can hardly believe that a year’s gone by since I was photographing Liddle Lamzy Diveys.

But, sure enough, and as regular as clockwork, there they are again, filling our fields with their bleats and moos: lambs and calves. It is wonderful to be able to stroll along the Breamish Valley and see them out chewing their cud.

It’s a fact that there are more sheep in the Northumberland National Park than people. I shared this titbit with my eight-year-old granddaughter the other day and she nodded in wise agreement, “Yes, I think there must be about one hundred.” A bit of an underestimate, I’d say.

Anyway, it’s great to be out and about and feeling a little more connected to the cycles of nature.

Photo of ewe and lamb sitting in field
Ewe and Spring baby
Photo of lamb sitting in field
Baby lamb (are lambs anything other than babies?)
Photo of calf lying down in field
Just ruminating
Photo of two lambs feeding on ewe
Feeding time
Photo of cows and calf in a field
Keeping an eye on a Spring baby


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