Reminscing . . .

If you have just arrived here unnanounced, a brief introduction may be in order.

Fairy, our beautiful, loved and very magical piggy inspired us to create a series of little stories illustrating the wonderful antics in her fun packed life. You will find an index to all her stories here.

She gathered many friends along the way, and one particularly special family – The Mousies. In the following story we find our heroes enjoying a ‘grand day out’ at the seaside. Roll-up your trouser legs and join us for a paddle in Fairy’s world!

SQUEEK – Oh this is the life. A holiday by the sea. Peace, perfect peace. Nothing to do but relax, lots of lovely sun and no one to boss us about. What could possibly disturb this idyllic tranquillity?

 

Yoo hooooo – Mousies, don’t panic, your beloved Fairy is here.

This looks just the spot to li-lo for a while.

 

SQUEAK – Oh well, it was good while it lasted. They do say ‘Life’s a Beach’!

Looks like our holiday just started to get ‘interesting’.

 

What’s all this then? Oh no, no, no. We can’t have itsy bitsy little undersized sand pies cluttering-up the beach now can we?

 

Right, everyone pay attention and everything. There has been far too much slacking going on.

 

And, more importantly, it has come to my notice that the sand pies on this here beach are far too small.

If we are going to win the inaugural Fairy’s Biggest Sand Castle on the Beach competition, there will need to be some changes.

 

SQUEAK – well this one looks plenty big enough to me – I can hardly see over it.

 

SQUEAK – resistance is futile!

When Fairy has a ‘Big Idea”, it’s a lot quicker and certainly an awful lot quieter, just to let her get on with it.

 

Hummmph – very artistic, but we need it to be much, much, MUCH bigger!

 

Goodness, that was quick. Better, but still not quite the ticket.

 

Oh I see the problem here. You can’t reach up any higher.

 

Well luckily for you, Sir Plantagenet Big-Mouse is here to lend his mighty paw.

 

Oh I do hope he gets a move on – it must be nearly snack time.

 

Finished? Brilliant! About time too.

 

It was lucky I had arranged for Sir Plantagenet Big-Mouse and Primrose to show you the way.

And now it’s time for the grand prize giving ceremony.

 

Ahem – it gives one great pleasure to declare ME the winner of the highly prestigious Fairy’s . . .

 

Ooooh – what’s this bit for?

 

Obviously I really do know of course – just checking that you are on the ball young Buster m’lad.

 

Ah yes – clearly, it is a super duper, 5 star luxury extra-cosy beach apartment Sand Castle for entertaining A-List celebrities.

 

You can all carry on doing whatever I might require you to be doing – and be quick about it.

 

I’ll just rest my eyes for a few min . . . zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

 

SQUEAK – phew, that worked jolly well. Let’s enjoy a bit of peace, while it lasts.

Give us a kiss!

Don’t miss ‘Oh, We Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside, Episode 2

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Wishing You A Very Merry Pig-Mas!

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From left to right, Baby Betty, Young Bertie, Flo, Poppy, Posy (on Santa’s chair), and Pansy (looking for the reindeer!) all wish you much happiness, salad and joy this Christmas-time!

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In The Beginning . . .

It has been a little over a year since Fairy left us. There hasn’t been a day we haven’t thought about her and remembered her funny little ways, the love and joy, and all the magic she brought – not only to us but also to everyone who knew her, far and wide.

If you are new to Fairy and want to see how it all began then take a look at her very first blog post. By clicking ‘next’ at the foot of each post you can enjoy her life story through her tales and also meet her many friends.

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We are really sorry to report Pixie left us a few wheeks ago. We miss her smiley, happy face very much. We will never forget the long journey to Scotland to collect her from Wendi at Thistle Cavies Rescue. Along with her pal, Bear, she brought a lot of joy and fun to our lives and I know how much she in turn loved Fairy, her special friend. Pixie will always have a special place in our hearts.

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We presently share our cottage and the Piggery with our little family of 4 guinea pigs, Posy, Pansy, Flo and Poppy. Sorry to say that they are not the natural posing models that Fairy was (and hence the scarcity of photographs!). Hopefully, with a little sprinkle of Fairy-Magic, we will find a way of capturing their joyful, playful (pirate-like) dispositions! For now though you will have to be content with this photo of them.

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Dear Fairy

It is with the utmost sadness I am writing to tell you our dear, sweet, beautiful and very magical Fairy passed away this morning.

She had a little seizure yesterday morning and fell into a coma soon after. Being Fairy she wasn’t in a hurry to leave her wonderful life but she finally went peacefully this morning at 10am

I know many of you will be as heartbroken as we are.

Let’s be thankful for the fantastic life Fairy had, every day was filled with love, fun, the best salads, hay and the most beautiful pig-sisters ever! She brought so many lovely people into our lives too and huge enjoyment with her little tales!

One day, I want to post some photos and to celebrate her life. It may not be for a little while . . .

Thanks for everyone’s support and for the kind words I know will come. I may not answer them but reading them will mean such a lot to me and Ian.

Fairy – June 11th 2009 – March 9th 2014

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Leaving Comments!

We have had to add some new security software to block the several 100’s of spam user registrations we were receiving daily and subsequently this has caused problems for genuine people logging in to leave a comment.

We are very sorry about this. We know how frustrating it can be when it becomes more trouble than it is worth trying to post a comment!

If you are unable to log in can you please apply for a new password OR re register (you will need to use a new user name) to post a comment, please.

We love reading your comments – hearing how much pleasure you get from Fairy and her pals, and also your kind words of support when the going gets tough – every word means such a lot!

Thank you, each and every one!

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