Alu-dibond & PVC foamboard wall decors

It’s been a while now since I’ve had any of my photographs printed, usually I only have paper prints as well so lately I’ve been thinking about a…

Posted 13th April 2017 by Steve Bates

One of the goat kids died over night

Over the past couple of days the female goat kid has appeared weak and not as energetic as the male. Yesterday was spent bottle feeding her in hope…

Posted 16th March 2017 by Steve Bates

Bella and Chester have just had twins

With everything that’s been happening lately around Bird Flu there hasn’t really been much good news to post about, but today that has changed! The past few days…

Posted 12th March 2017 by Steve Bates

Rosie is 6 today – happy birthday!

Today is Rosie’s 6th birthday, it’s been a long time since she was born now. We’re never sure of when Bracon’s birthday is because she was re-homed from…

Posted 19th January 2017 by Steve Bates

Lionhart Lowlander

It’s now been made official and we’ve received all the paperwork, Chester’s pedigree registration has been completed and he’s now a fully registered pedigree Golden Guernsey rare breed…

Posted 16th January 2017 by Steve Bates

Someone’s tried to steal all the chickens & geese

Tonight at 10:07 PM we got an alert on the smallholding alarm saying one of the doors have been opened, so Matt had to finish his phone call…

Posted 21st December 2016 by Steve Bates

All new security gates

This weekend Saturday was spent at the smallholding installing our new security gates which Matt has built out of scaffolding boards. I would say i’d recommend the supplier,…

Posted 27th November 2016 by Steve Bates

Poppy and her new ear tags

It’s been a few months now since Poppy was born so it was about time she got ear tagged for the goat registry as it’s a legal requirement….

Posted 13th November 2016 by Steve Bates

3 geese, 3 ducks, numerous chickens stolen

Between the hours of 18:00 on 24th October 2016 and 8:00 on 25th October, yet again, our smallholding was broken into by people that have caused damaged, the…

Posted 25th October 2016 by Steve Bates

My first published photo for the Austin club

In June me and Matt attended the dutch Austin A30-A35 Owners Club rally held in The Netherlands. Percy is in the garage and being repaired so he was…

Posted 23rd October 2016 by Steve Bates

First photography display for Open Arts Trail

Last weekend saw my first public display of some of my photography work from the past couple of years. In total there were 48 12″x8″ photos and 50…

Posted 30th September 2016 by Steve Bates

Say hello to Poppy

After some time we’ve finally decided on a name for the new goat kid, following the flower theme which Rosie was named after. The new goat kid is…

Posted 4th August 2016 by Steve Bates