Ralph unravels the meaning of Brexit…

Hello again! I wish I could begin this blog post sounding a little more hale and hearty, but regretfully I’m of the opinion that (despite the Season of Goodwill being nearly upon us) we’re all going to hell in a handcart.  Actually that isn’t my phrase, I’ve picked it up from TOERAG (that’s an acronym for my male human).  I … Read More

Ralph opines on the subject of Bravery

Hello again! Well, dear Reader (or possibly Readers, but I don’t want to sound overly optimistic), I must apologise for not gracing your computing devices with my writing for a while – simply put, I’ve not been quite myself. You may recall from my last blog post that TOERAG (that’s an acronym for my male human) took me to the … Read More

When Ralph bade farewell to Toffee the Shetland Pony

Hello again! Well I have to begin by saying that it’s not been an entirely jolly week for me at Stockham Farm – despite spending an enjoyable couple of days ascertaining the quality of the new hay and straw bales in the top barn (no mice whatsoever – most disappointing), this was also the week when I had to bid … Read More

Ralph explains the Twilight Bark on Exmoor

Hello again! If you’ve ever seen (or read) 101 Dalmatians – possibly the scariest film ever – you’ll know all about the ‘Twilight Bark’, when dog friends contact each other across the world in the early evening with top news stories to be shared from home to home.  I think it’s a bit like the Six O’Clock News that humans … Read More

Meet Ralph the Jack Russell at Stockham Farm

Hello! My name is Ralph and, in my considered opinion, I’m a perfect example of a Jack Russell Terrier. The picture above is of me as a puppy, and I believe I’m possibly only marginally less cute today (if you ignore the Queen Anne legs)… A bit of background… I live at Stockham Farm, Dulverton, Exmoor with my cantakerous mother, … Read More