Jacobs Ridge – Day Seven (27.07.2019) 🇪🇸

It was my final full day at the ridge. I was excited to fulfil another day in what set out to be a vegan paradise before venturing back to The UK. 7:30am commenced our usual morning dog walk. Julian, Rachael and I took the dogs and ventured nearby the peach trees before heading back toContinue reading “Jacobs Ridge – Day Seven (27.07.2019) 🇪🇸”

Jacobs Ridge – Day Six (23.07.2019) 🇪🇸

We begun the day at a slightly later time of 7:30am, to which the (always exciting) morning dog walk commenced. Upon return, after another enjoyable dog walk with the canine companions, I prepared the animals’ feeds according to the feeding rota in the shed and headed down to the field to issue the morning feedContinue reading “Jacobs Ridge – Day Six (23.07.2019) 🇪🇸”

Jacobs Ridge – Day Five (22.07.2019) 🇪🇸

We headed for the morning dog walk at 7am. One of my favourite parts of the day, I loved being surrounded with multiple fur babies. The surroundings were stunning, as always, and I felt truly comforted due to the lack of noise and the absence of people. The sunrise was coming up and the viewsContinue reading “Jacobs Ridge – Day Five (22.07.2019) 🇪🇸”

Jacobs Ridge – Day Two (19.07.2019) 🇪🇸

I awoke at approximately 6:20am to the distinctive ringing of my iPhone alarm. It was time for my first full day at Jacobs Ridge, and I was excited about what the day would bring. I enjoyed my first night of tent living, it was extremely cosy and spacious. I soon got dressed and headed toContinue reading “Jacobs Ridge – Day Two (19.07.2019) 🇪🇸”

Jacobs Ridge – Arrival (18.07.2019) 🇪🇸

The day had finally approached. It was time for me to volunteer in Spain for a week, and emotions were running high. Especially for my Mum, who was very tearful given the challenge I was about to embrace.  My first solo flight was a success. I wore my Autism lanyard with pride as I sailedContinue reading “Jacobs Ridge – Arrival (18.07.2019) 🇪🇸”

Volunteering – Walkden Sixth Form Centre

Where: Walkden Sixth Form Centre, Walkden. Lancashire. When? July 2015 – July 2016. I began working at Walkden Sixth Form Centre in the animal unit shortly after the completion of my 2 year Animal Care and Management Diploma, in which I proudly received a D*D*D* qualification. My roles at the college consisted of basic animalContinue reading “Volunteering – Walkden Sixth Form Centre”

Volunteering – Greenslate Community Farm

Where: Greenslate Community Farm. Orrell, Wigan. Duration: One day. Roles: I volunteered at Greenslate Community Farm for the duration of one day. This was nearing a scheduled open day, so my tasks were mainly cleaning and maintenance focused. I collected the Hen’s freshly laid eggs, cleaned out the duck enclosure and scrubbed the outdoor rabbitContinue reading “Volunteering – Greenslate Community Farm”

A farm reunion and my new goat companion!

My second University year is quickly approaching an end, and what an incredible year it’s been! I’ve expanded on my knowledge, developed new interests and, wholeheartedly, become more confident as an Animal Behaviourist. I’m currently away from Bangor for the Easter break, as I focus heavily on my studies in preparation for my upcoming MayContinue reading “A farm reunion and my new goat companion!”