Monthly Archives: July 2015

Mule Camp 2015

Last weekend, Ben and I attended our first Mule Camp … without our mule. This may sound like a bit of an oversight and, to be honest, I did spend two days wishing fervently that I’d brought him and pining … Continue reading

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A bad apple

Marty was very funny yesterday, and reminded me of why I find him so fascinating to be around. He’s been very easy to catch lately, although not as relaxed as I’d like him to be.┬áHe keeps trying to put me … Continue reading

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The Brave and Rebellious Mule

Marty’s third week at mule school began with some rebellion. This was to be expected, and although it was disappointing to see him say a very loud “NO!” to things that he had been doing easily for the past fortnight, … Continue reading

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Term-time continues

Marty has had a second week of working with Ben, and it has been a really good thing for him. He is doing so well – once again I’m seeing that steady, thoughtful mule behaviour that I love! He still … Continue reading

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