Minnie and Smudge both accept my crafting and never interfere or sniff with materials. They interrogate all visitors before agreeing to their visit then settle down to their favourite pose when they get bored.
Grand mothers are a particular favourite but nit so sure about cousins of the canine variety. Smudge happy to tolerate Gismo and Minnie is not. Smudge has decided Lola went a step to far after chewing her tail when all Smudge was doing was sampling her food.
The girls are not too happy in Winter when I close the curtains as they can't watch for J coming home so they discovered if they sit half way up the stairs they can watch through the front door pane.
The new trails have been open at Mountstewartfor some time but after Smudges issues with her knee it's only now we are starting longer walks so we set out on the longest of the trails to the blue route. I was pleasantly surprised and will be out in those trails in my next visit.
Smudge walked so well investigating the new environment and particularly enjoyed the river at the Folly.
I hadn't been aware of the piggery and would be lovely to see a new roof on it and maybe some artificial pigs at some time to encourage kids to go to it.