well my good intentions about posting every week sort of slipped while I was in France because I was so busy! but I am going back to it now because I am back in England and it is about ten degrees colder and there is nothing better to do.
I had a good time though! one of the things we went to was a discovery farm where you could pet and feed the animals. despite the awkwardness of being the only family there without a tiny child it was excellent, there were bunnies and loud geese and quiet ducks and lots of different varieties of sheep and donkeys and llamas and goats and EVERYBODY was hungry. I picked a lot of grass to feed the bunnies and they went totally crazy over it. they must have been bored of nothing but dry food :(
and we went to see some rock formations that look like organ pipes, which were nice but the real excitement was while we were walking there we met a wonderful black pony with the shortest possible legs and the roundest possible body and a messy mane and he was so perfect. I have so many pictures of the pony, he is my special pony and nothing will destroy our bond. he had nothing to graze on in his enclosure so we brought him grass and the next day carrots, and he was so excited he bit me twice but it was okay because I was wearing a jacket and the course of true love never did run smooth anyway.
and we went to an aquarium and to the beach lots and it was generally A Good Time. now I have to finish all the things I'm meant to do this year in the two months I have left so time to get busy.