image Photo Thursday – Irish Donkeys


Well once again wet, windy weather and a sore back has prevented me from getting out to take any photos this week so again I’ll dip into the Flickr archive for today’s photo. It was taken at the Middleton Country Fair a couple of years ago.
Irish Donkeys

Taswegian1957

I was born in England in 1957 and lived there until our family came to Australia in 1966. I grew up in Adelaide, South Australia, where I met and married my husband, David. We came together over a mutual love of trains. Both of us worked for the railways for many years, his job was with Australian National Railways, while I spent 12 years working for the STA, later TransAdelaide the Adelaide city transit system. After leaving that job I worked in hospitality until 2008. We moved to Tasmania in 2002 to live in the beautiful Huon Valley. In 2015 David became ill and passed away in October of that year. I currently co-write two blogs on WordPress.com with my sister Naomi. Our doll blog "Dolls, Dolls, Dolls", and "Our Other Blog" which is about everything else but with a focus on photographs and places in Tasmania. In November 2019 I began a new life in the house that Naomi and I intend to make our retirement home at Sisters Beach in Tasmania's northwest. Currently we have five pets between us. Naomi's two dogs Toby and Teddy and cats, Tigerwoods and Panther and my cat Polly. My dog Cindy passed away aged 16 in April 2022.

4 comments

  1. Lovely pic, I hope you are soon feeling better. We have donkeys living near us in a field 6 houses away (each day the owner takes them to the beach – even in winter when there no customers. They love going down there) Some evenings you can hear them neighing or whatever it is called.

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