Two Shakes of a Lamb's Tail is the funny, illuminating diary of a year in the life of a New Zealand farm vet With a husband and two children, 1200 sheep and 400 cattle, farm dogs and pet lambs, pigs bent on excavation and a goat bent on escape, country life is never dull. From calving cows to constipated dogs, weddings to weaning lambs, daffodils to ducklings to droughts, each season brings new challenges and delights. Sometimes it's exhausting but it's almost always a lot of fun - anyway, it's all part and parcel of the life of a Kiwi mother, farmer's wife and vet.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-01 - Publisher: HarperCollins
Two Shakes of a Lamb's Tail is the funny, illuminating diary of a year in the life of a New Zealand farm vet With a husband and two children, 1200 sheep and 400 cattle, farm dogs and pet lambs, pigs bent on excavation and a goat bent on escape, country
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-27 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
This is the story of a young, nave and courageous womans path of dreams, expectations, frustrations and disappointments along with a good dose of reality and a wicked sense of humour. A woman who wasnt afraid to bite the bullet and give everything a damn good go! She is a
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-15 - Publisher: Metro Publishing
Every day we pepper our speech with hundreds of phrases, place names and expressions, but rarely do we think about their origins. If we did, we'd be in for a treat, because the stories behind our sayings are often fascinating, amusing and intriguing. Following on from the bestselling March Hares
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Covering over ten thousand phrases, including "bite the bullet," "take the cake," and "buy the farm," a reference on common American vocabulary and idiomatic expressions defines each entry and provides a contextual sentence.