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 to… Continue reading Jacobs Ridge – Day Seven (27.07.2019) 🇪🇸
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 feed… Continue reading Jacobs Ridge – Day Six (23.07.2019) 🇪🇸
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 views… Continue reading Jacobs Ridge – Day Five (22.07.2019) 🇪🇸
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 to… Continue reading Jacobs Ridge – Day Two (19.07.2019) 🇪🇸
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 sailed… Continue reading Jacobs Ridge – Arrival (18.07.2019) 🇪🇸
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 animal… Continue reading Volunteering – Walkden Sixth Form Centre
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 rabbit… Continue reading Volunteering – Greenslate Community Farm
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 May… Continue reading A farm reunion and my new goat companion!
Well, Summer at Little Owl Farm has officially drawn to a close. My second Summer spent at the farm and I am extremely delighted about that! It's been an incredible, fun packed few months spent volunteering with my upmost enthusiasm and the best of people who continuously bring me joy and happiness. It's been thrilling… Continue reading A splendid Summer at Little Owl Farm
I began volunteering at Little Owl Farm back in February 2017. Wholeheartedly, the best decision I've ever made! (Yes, I'll say this until I'm red in the face...) Its been 18 months consisting of joyful memories, hard (but always super fun!) work, an abundance of bus trips and the most compassionate hugs. And, most importantly,… Continue reading Goat girl, eighteen months on!