July – the height of summer if we’re lucky, the end of the school year and the run of local agriculture shows begins…. with Devon County and The Royal Cornwall Shows behind us, it’s now time to enjoy the more relaxed delight of ‘one-day’ sheep showing and the chance to take in all of the rural sights and sounds that accompany these great days out.
Totnes Show is nearly always our first venture out for the year and our daughter Jessica has enjoyed some fantastic wins with some of her Whiteface Dartmoor Sheep. This year was slightly different though, as her brother James age six became competitive for the first time. (Dad didn’t do too badly either!)
However as a rather less competitive parent my enjoyment comes in the form of a great family day out with minimal sibling arguments, plenty of fresh Devon air and absolutely no TV watching. Roll on next year!