Pictures and highlights of the week

Wow- what a week! I never imagined that I would have so much to write about in my first week of blogging. I was quite surprised to discover that I have already had 121 views (though I have suspicions that many of them might be my mum: thanks Mum x) So then- to the best … Read morePictures and highlights of the week

It’s here! View the video footage of chick no. 8 hatching…

In the process of uploading this video, I have watched it yet again. I am still captivated by this miracle of life. Like many of the children that witnessed one of the 15 births on Monday, it was the first time I have ever seen a chick hatch. My room was a hive of activity … Read moreIt’s here! View the video footage of chick no. 8 hatching…

Releasing the Butterflies

Well, half of them anyway… This morning, when we saw the brilliant sunshine, we quickly gathered in the flower garden to release the butterflies. I have never kept butterflies before and when I had imagined this moment, I had envisioned clouds of butterflies rising as we lifted the net. You know, a flashing rush of … Read moreReleasing the Butterflies