Unexpected neighbours…

My eyesight may not be all it once was, but even from a distance, the sheep in the field looked a bit odd. We have found many strange and wonderful things in and around the village of Birchover, but they are usually shaped of wood or stone. Curious, I stopped the car and grabbed the camera…

…not  in the least expecting to find a mob of emus in the middle of Derbyshire. They, it seemed, were as curious about us as we were about them…although when it was established that we had not come bearing edible gifts, their curiosity began to wane. Not before we’d had chance to meet some unexpected villagers, though.

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com
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24 Responses to Unexpected neighbours…

  1. Ritu says:

    What a discovery!

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  2. I did not expect that!

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  3. Darlene says:

    Emus as neighbours, how cool!

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  5. just wait for the eggs…they are absolutely stunning!!

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  6. That “thing” in the first picture really looks like a very odd sheep. 😀

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  7. I love when the universe throws the odd, unexpected or absurd into your path. Great pictures too, by the way.

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  8. Erik says:

    I love the discovery itself, Sue; but I equally enjoy discovering what these many images and stories reveal about you. You seem to always follow your natural curiosity, and that is just as rare as a mob of emus in Derbyshire (if not more so).

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  9. Eliza Waters says:

    They have blue eyes! Wow, what an unusual sight to see!

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  10. That’s funny. I thought he was awfully white for a real sheep. What could it be but a heap of feathers?

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  11. Widdershins says:

    That definitely comes under the heading of, ‘unexpected!’ 🙂

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