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the KWH iPad Show #28 💜 sheepish flatulence

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Hello & Welcome
to my 28th episode of the
KWH iPad Show!

Today’s feature is the sheepish reason
behind last week’s emergency landing for
Singapore Airlines flight SQ7108 :-/

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HuffPost Weird News - No Evidence Farting Livestock Caused Emergency Landing, Airline Says - article

Okay, so what’s all this fuss about flatulence?
Well apparently, a group of 2,186 Aussie sheep walked aboard a plane and farts began to fly! Smoke alarms went off and the plane made an emergency landing in Bali. Can ewe believe it?!? Awkward!!! Imagine the embarrassing headlines, had that been 2,186 of us … lol … Talk about the haunting effects of flaunting one’s flatulence… phew! So anyway, I’m sure this flock will feel sheepish for a while yet! 😉 Click photo to read HuffPost article.

And did you know cauliflower can cause flatulence? Click here to read more.
Plus, here’s a video demonstrating how to carve sheep from cauliflower!

Introducing… my Bramble❤tini Heart knitting pattern

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May all your flights be free from flatulence…  ♥ Jackie


Moonlight, Bloody Moonlight

Well, it’s October 31st…
a scary night of fright for some.

Personally, this spooky victorian treat of 19th century party games from AnnabelleTroy is tricky enough for me! Especially since my earlier attempt to reblog AnnabelleTroy’s “Victorian Lamb Cake” post turned out to be a bit of a nightmare! … LoL … So go on now and sit a spell with Annabelle… Show her some love and tell her I sent you! 🙂 ♥ Jackie


the KWH iPad Show #21 💜 world’s top 5 wooliest sheep

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Hello & Welcome
to my 21st episode of the
KWH iPad Show!

Today’s feature is the shear delight
of overgrown renegade sheep 🙂

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Chris the Sheep


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Shrek the Sheep

2015 is the year of sheep… And if Little Bo Peep has lost her sheep, then I think Australia and New Zealand might be the place to find them! 😉 This theory based on the sheepishly warm ‘n fuzzy nEWEs reports of at least 5 renegade sheep—lost and found in the land Down Under.

New Zealand’s Shrek was the first and most famous baaa-d boy. By shear delight, he held the honour of wooliest sheep EVER and baaa-sked in the woolerful limelight until his death in 2011.

In 2014, Shrek’s record was bested by fellow New Zealand sheep Big Ben. Rounding-out the year, Big Ben was followed by a couple of Aussie sheep named Samson and Shaun—weighing-in just shy of the overgrown record for living, breathing balls of wool.

Now in 2015, another Aussie sheep called Chris was found to be carrying his own body weight in wool! What a relief to have returned home safely, after his 6-year walkabout—weighing-in at 97 pounds, minus his 89 pound sheared fleece. Chris’s fleece will likely put all other records to pasture… permanently!

Lost from their flocks, this elite handful of born-to-be-wild woolies have somehow managed to wander their way through the wilderness. Thankfully—despite being left alone to endure years of burdensome, heavy, matted wool coats that pulled the wool over their eyes—these mega merinos were eventually able to come home… Leaving their record-breaking fleece days behind them 😉

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Shrek (record 2004 – died 2011) — Otago NZ
27 kg / nearly 60 lbs wool fleece

Big Ben (January 2014) — Twizel NZ
28.9 kg / nearly 64 lbs wool fleece

Shaun (August 2014) — Tasmania AU
23.5 kg / 52 lbs wool fleece

Samson (September 2014) — Monaro AU
27.53 kg / nearly 61 lbs wool fleece

Chris (September 2015) — Canberra AU
40.2 kg / 89 lbs wool fleece

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Have you any wool?  ♥ Jackie