kate5kiwis: Mum!! Come And See!!! QUICK!!!!!


“If you were all alone in the universe with no one to talk to, no one with which to share the beauty of the stars, to laugh with, to touch, what would be your purpose in life? It is other life, it is love, which gives your life meaning. This is harmony. We must discover the joy of each other, the joy of challenge, the joy of growth.” — Mitsugi Saotome

Monday, July 30, 2007

Mum!! Come And See!!! QUICK!!!!!

I rushed outside on this blue-skied morning and peered over the fence into the back paddock to see a ewe licking a very-still-white-object on the ground in front of her. Two minutes earlier, the lads had noticed a wobbly-legged lamb standing next to its mother, and as they watched, its twin was born!!!
Ten minutes later, umbilical cords still attached, the newborns were both standing, being gently nudged by their mother towards her milk.
We keep zipping outside every few minutes to check on progress, and to see if any of the other heavily pregnant sheep are having their babies.
Spring has arrived early to The Sunny Bay!!!!!!!!!


Blogger LeighLeigh said...

I was just in the shops and all the *SPRING* collection has arrived - not only are the colours wonderful, bright and fun - but that must mean that winter is on it's way OUT!! I better get my singlets and slides out!

12:41 PM  
Anonymous Jen said...

oh how special
yaye Spring has arrived

1:45 PM  
Blogger Liesl said...

What a great event to see.

And I'm laughing about Spring - the stores here are putting out the winter coats and mittens, and it's only 90* outside. Apparently Winter is coming soon. Sheesh!

1:47 PM  
Blogger The Mouse said...

Wow! That's so cool!

I am having a bit of a laugh about Spring....we're in the middle of a heatwave and I'm shopping for fall clothes! ROTFL!

Keep us posted about the baby lambies :)

3:02 PM  
Blogger Abigail said...

baby lambies!!!! awww!!!! cute!!!! you lucky people!!! i wish i could have been there...

*baby voice, puppy eyes*
aunty, can i move in wif you PWEASE?!?!?!?!?!?!?

3:23 PM  
Blogger Barb the Evil Genius said...

How exciting! We're still clinging to summer here! What was that about New Zealanders again? :)

4:03 PM  
Blogger kate5kiwis said...

slides??? lol, you are so *poh-sh*

yeah, what's the weather like in the OTHER sunny bay??? strange here, it's pouring one day and sunny the next.

it's so bizarre how fashion stores think they dictates the seasons.... i get so cross when christmas appears in september.

they really are so cute, their little tails wag-wag-wag, just like on the movies lol. i think Lovely Daughter would love them.

*aunty voice, twinkly eyes*
come for a holiday anytime. we are really gonna miss your guys' proximity, have *loved* our time with you this time... X

yeah, i know, it's so funny :o)
cos i feel like i'm finally a *real* NZer (with a sheep on my back lawn)!!!

9:23 PM  
Blogger BeachMama said...

Spring already??? Did you have winter yet?

I think that is so cool that you have sheep in your back yard (well almost).

1:22 AM  
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Blogger Tricia said...

How exciting!

3:17 PM  
Anonymous Jen said...


9:03 AM  
Blogger rhembein said...

Oh gosh! I can so relate! Amazing isn't it! Awwwwwww!!


4:44 AM  

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