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Seeking shade

Seeking shade

It was hot today, hot by Irish standards, too hot for doing
much except seeking the shade. It can't be much fun being
a sheep in the warm weather, having to go around with
a big wooly jumper all the time. I guess it will be soon
be time for shearing.

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pkocinski07-Jun-2010 00:18
That's not much of a shade tree...
Neal Nye06-Jun-2010 11:16
It seems like such a short time ago we were complaining about the cold! They look quite comfortable lying in the cool grass.
routerer05-Jun-2010 21:12
It must have been hot for them to take a break from chomping on the grass.
I was out yesterday (4th) and listening to the weather report on my car radio when he said there'd be heavy rain JUST in Ireland and Scotland, as he said it the heavens opened (in Cheshire) and as i passed a field gateway in the torrential rain i spotted lots of sheeps huddled close together sheltering under a tree....just like yours Mairead...but different...
I wanted to take a foto...honest i did.
Phillip Normanton05-Jun-2010 20:36
They need to find a woolier tree :o)
Johnny JAG05-Jun-2010 20:14
They'll be tracking down a shearer.
Colin Storey05-Jun-2010 20:13
Great idea to seek shade today, it was hot here also.
Máire Uí Mhaicín05-Jun-2010 20:11
They look quite cool under that sceach gheal.
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