1. The Last
2. Double the
3. Memories of
4. Small news
Double the Trouble
These little twin lambs were
rejected by first time Mum Martha shortly after giving
birth. Luckily the tiny newborns were rescued and taken home
for some family TLC!
Operations Manager, Colin Baker took the little rascals home
to his wife and 2 children Jack & Abbi on Monday night when
they were only 4 hours old. Colin commented “Sometimes ewes
reject their offspring, it doesn’t happen often but with the
tiny babies not feeding the only option was to bottle feed
them ourselves. They need a feed every 3-4 hours and I was
concerned as they were unusually small. My wife couldn’t
believe it when I turned up at home with two newborn lambs;
I think she was expecting flowers and chocolates at this
time of year. Of course Jack & Abbi were thrilled and with
us being huge X-factor fans we’ve named the twins “Jedward”.
With 3 days at home and the twins getting more adventurous
and proving too much trouble Colin took them back to the
Zoo-Farm at Woodlands Family Theme Park, Devon. However the
confident Jedward soon started shivering in the cold weather
after being used to cosy home comforts! Natalie, their
Keeper, instantly fell in love with the two troublesome
twins and wanting to keep them snug made the little ones
their very own fluffy jumper out of her own uniform.
Snug and warm Jedward are enjoying showing off their new
outfits and are back to their usual mischievous self. “Don’t
they look baa-utiful, I think the colour suits them more
than me” Natalie commented. Jedward and friends are
now being bottle fed four times a day. If you fancy helping
to feed the twins join us this half term, they’ll love the
fuss. We can’t wait too see what the troublesome twins get
up to. Click
here to see more.
Why not come down
for the weekend, or even a week?
Memories of summer
Paul Reach reports: Once
again we have received a small collection of oils from the
much collected Nicholas StJohn Rosse.
As always, they conjour up memories - sunny hazy summer days
spent on the beach with the children. At the time you
remember the sand in your sandwiches, the parking problem
and the sunburn, but the lasting memory is of the light on
the sea, the vivid colours in the intense sunlight and the
pleasant feeling of tiredness that comes from running around
more than you are really able to, chasing beach balls and
What am I talking about? See if these paintings send you off
into your childhood memories as they do for me. Enjoy this
collection but phone quickly if you like any because they do
not stay in the gallery for long. Visit us at The D'art
Gallery at 4 Lower Street or
click here to see our web site.
4. Small News
Jess reports: Murder
Mystery Dinner at The Royal Castle Hotel, Thursday 25th
March. Join us for one of our famous Murder Mystery
Dinners with the Candlelight Theatre Company, where the
scene is set for a night of intrigue and murder - as the
plot thickens enjoy a three-course dinner! The evening
starts at 7pm with a welcome drink and canapés. £34.50
per person. Why not stay overnight - double rooms
available from £73.00 per person (including dinner, full
English breakfast, complimentary parking and VAT). To
make a booking contact reception on: 01803 833033
James Brown reports:
Bologna Evening - Thursday 25th February. 3 Course
dinner for £19.50, including a glass of top rated Nino
Franco Rustica Prosecco.
Antipasta and homemade Italian bread
Slow cooked Bolognese sauce on tagliatelle
A selection of homemade Italian styled Gelato
The authentic version of "spag bol" takes 4-5 hours to
make, requires hand cut pork, beef and pancetta which
are first poached in milk before cooking in wine and
tomatoes. What you end up with is an intense, deeply
flavoured dish, quite unlike the 20 minute version we
all make at home! Finally, to ensure authenticity it's
served not with spaghetti, but tagliatelle!
Why not come and visit Dartmouth?