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I do like a little bit of butter for my bread

This week The Daily Post gave ‘Express Yourself’ as their theme.  So I rootled about in my virtual picture library throwing things hither and thither, toying with a fountain in the Peterhof Gardens and a lily floating gently on a lake near home and then I remembered these glorious girls.  Standing on their volcanic plateau gazing with the intent interest that surely only a cow could muster when presented with Two Brains, The Bean and I wandering below them, and for all the world looking as though they are about to start boogying round their handbags.  And the lady on the left, tail waving outrageously in the sunshine – she is surely expressing herself with the most riotous abandon, though doubtless a bovine expert might like to point out that the thing she is about to express is a bouse de vache (look it up – its far prettier in French).

PS:  The title comes from The Kings Breakfast by A A Milne in which the King expresses himself with clarity but finds himself unheard  ….

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  1. Lovely ladies, aren’t they….

    January 23, 2015
    • They sure are Helen! The red ones are our local ancient breed – les Salers and the whites Charrolais of course together they produce the paler ones coloquially named ‘les jaunes’ 🙂

      January 24, 2015
  2. me, too, également… du vrai beurre aux cristaux de sel marin… 🙂 P.S. I like cows… 😉

    January 24, 2015
    • Now your talking Melanie … le roie de beurres! 🙂

      January 24, 2015
    • No you’re talking Melanie … vraiment le roi de beurres! 🙂

      January 24, 2015
  3. What beautiful colors! How does The Bean get along with her bovine neighbors?

    January 24, 2015
    • Albert, The Bean gets along with cattle very well. We never ever let her go near enough to alarm either her or them and we carry her if we need to cross their pasture … thank you for asking and I hope you don’t encounter any cows in NYC 🙂

      January 24, 2015
      • That is good to know. I have only encountered cows on visits to the country, and they are usually safely on the other side of a fence. But we sometimes have horses in the city, and I do not care for them at all.

        January 24, 2015
      • Horses have hard feet that make a very loud noise on roads and snorty noses – I’m not at sll surprised!

        January 25, 2015

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