A childhood memory of mine is eating sticky toffee apples round a roaring bonfire on Guy Fawkes night, so my mind got to wondering if we had any donkeys that I could give you a fond memory of to remember the 5th of November. And here it is... two donkeys called Toffee and Apple!
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I was chatting with Kate Jones from Paccombe Farm the other day about donkeys and she said, "We've got a couple of donkeys that it would be great to tell our supporters about this Halloween!". It was a done deal... Kate would take the photos and I'd do some research into their background. Read on...
Take your minds back to almost 3 years ago when Paul Frostwick from Norfolk asked his girlfriend Sally to marry him... After being together for 9 years, Paul decided he wanted to pop the question to Sally with the help of Teddy (left) and Sally (right), two donkeys he had seen during previous visits.
As we approached the month of September, I began to wonder if we had any donkeys by that name on any of our farms and my search came up with three donkeys - one at Brookfield Farm, Paccombe Farm and Town Barton Farm.
This time last year we asked for your help for our elderly donkeys who were being 'bothered' by constant flies buzzing around them as well as some of the very old and frail donkeys suffering from the flies biting their legs.
I couldn't think of a better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than in the company of three little foals called Marion, Heidi and little Ben who's the newest member to join the 'crèche' at Brookfield Farm (oh and my other half Dave)!