Ralph looks forward to Christmas

Hello again Dear Readers! Now I’m confidently saying “Readers” in plural as I’m absolutely certain that I now have more than just my elderly mother reading my blog.  I’ve heard on the grapevine that the father of TOTCA (that’s an acronym for my female human) has also been seen reading it.  This gentleman – who, confusingly, seems to have various … 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

Ralph introduces his mother at Stockham Farm

Hello again. I’d like to thank all the kind readers (at least two, I believe, both human) that have said nice things about my blog.  Before I write much more about the goings on at Stockham Farm, I thought it might be helpful to introduce some members of the family to you.  And my mother in particular. The picture above … Read More