10 September, 2012

A Day In The Country!

Yesterday we headed up to Lancefield to visit Ian and Beverley. Ian is Noel's brother. It was perfect weather for a day in the country.

Mitchell drove the hour and a half and did really well. It is the longest time he has driven in one hit. He also drove home in the dark which was great experience for him.
 
We headed down to the back of the paddock to see .........
 
this little girl!
Ian's cow Betsy had a new calf. Her name is Bella and she was born last Thursday. How cute is she! 
Ginger and Molly came along for the day. They travelled in the back of the station wagon for the first time together. We were a little worried about how they would go but they travelled very well. There were no growls or snaps by Ginger getting annoyed with Molly. 
Ginger is enjoying getting a brush.
I love this photo of Ginger. We've been trying to get a nice photo of her for ages but never could. I think I'll get a copy of this one blown up.
Ian and Nelson were having fun with George the Cockatoo.
George likes to give kisses and eventually Nelson decided to have a go.
We went for a walk into town to have a coffee at my niece Paula's cafe. If you're ever in Lancefield (or even passing through) stop off here for a cuppa!
We tied Molly up when we went into town as we didn't know how she would go not fenced in. But we really didn't need to worry. For the rest of the day she just stayed around the house and didn't run off at all!

19 comments:

Sharon - Lilabelle Lane said...

Sounds like a lovely day and the perfect weather for it. hugs

Mistea said...

Brings back memories - Love the pics of the cows and your puppies of course.

What a clever bird.

Have a wonderful week.

Kaisievic said...

sounds like a perfect Sunday to me. Thanks for sharing and well done on the driving, Mitchell.

Maria said...

A great day spent in the country before cricket traing etc starts.

Yep love the photo of Ginger...

Well done with the driving Mitchell.

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Looks like you all had a ball..even Molly..

shez said...

what a wonderful day you all had Christine,so good Mitchell got some more driving under his belt,great to see there was lots of fun at the Mc Donalds farm.xx

Melody said...

Sounds like a brilliant day.

Michelle Ridgway said...

Lovely place and great day out for you all. Gorgeous photo of Ginger.

Sisbabestitches said...

What a wonderful way to spend an almost spring day :)

marina said...

looks like a perfect day out for two leggers and four leggers alike.
Molly is such a good girl, and ginger is a lovely old girl.

Nicky said...

Love your pics Christine, what a wonderful day out....

Cheryl said...

Such a fun post, full of wonderful critter friends. Bella is so, so sweet. Great pictures.

barb's creations said...

Sounds like you had a lovely time,brings back memories of living in the country growing up.What's the name of your niece's cafe? :) Barb.

Simone said...

What a great place to visit. So close to you too. Looks like great day for all.

Stray Stitches (Linda G) said...

Sounds like a perfect day for everyone!

Ullhärvan said...

I hope you're having a great day, Happy birthday to you!!

Sharon - Lilabelle Lane said...

Hippy Birdie to you
Hippy Birdie to you
Hippy Birdie dear Christine
Hippy Birdie to you

hugs xx

Elyte said...

The weather looked perfect for a day in the country.
Are Happy Birthday wishes in order?

Jindi's Cottage said...

Looks like a lovely day...next time I'm in Lancefield (it's the next town west of me so it happens fairly often) I'll make sure to check out your niece's cafe...any excuse to get a good coffee!!!...