Our original four boys came from Ardo Alpacas in Aberdeenshire. We are not alpaca breeders and have our boys purely as pets. Our experience is that you don't need to be a breeder and that a 'batchelor herd' can give much pleasure to the owner. We have 5 acres including our big garden and grazing for the boys, 15 miles north of Inverness, Scotland. I spin, knit, felt and crochet with the fleece from the boys.


Just a reminder that clicking on (most) of the photos will show them greatly enlarged.

Sunday, 1 September 2013

Summer is still here - just!

We are hanging on to summer as long as possible here although the air feels chillier first thing in the mornings.  Darker evenings signal that autumn is arriving with high winds blowing the leaves from the trees.  We are still getting good sunny periods though and these shots were taken during one.  From the left, Fyta Gaucho, Gully, Faro, Wee Eck and Rufus.
Faro, Wee Eck and Rufus.
Wee Eck loves this particular rolling spot.  Gaucho is lying behind.
We had a visitor today when Sandy (right), a long standing friend of Robbie's from their school days visited on one of Sandy's regular visits back to Scotland from USA where he has lived for years.  The 'criturs' in the background think that it was feeding time so there was a good deal of interest in what the two old boys were up to!
And finally..........summer may be fading but not the colour of this lily which has just flowered.  We are looking forward to the other flower heads opening to give us a great display.

1 comment:

  1. Great photos, everyone looks happy, especially those 'two old boys'..