Into The Dragons’ Den

Way back in 2010, Tracy wanted to try Dragons’ Den and Kari-Helene didn’t; she changed her mind in 2011 and Tracy applied for the application forms. Copious amounts of paperwork later, our application was sent to the BBC and we waited. Another series of the programme was aired and we heard nothing, so we forgot about it. Eighteen months later, we were asked in for a preliminary audition, screen test and to bring more information.

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Serious About Suris

Suris, the most elegant of alpacas, are the focus of this issue of Alpaca World magazine. They are a minority amongst alpacas and have a beautiful, lustrous, draping fleece that is most commonly used in fabric.

To read more go to Current Issue and see page 26

Magic of minature llamas

After five years of research, planning and waiting, Llama Lland can now unveil the first registered miniature llamas in the U.K. and Europe.

To read more go to Current Issue and see page 64

Work on a farm with animals

We bought Spring Farm in 1997 and our first female alpacas in 2000. With no real idea of what direction, if any, we might go in, other than breeding our girls, our interests and business has evolved continuously ever since. We started our herd with three pregnant huacaya females but quickly thereafter added our first suris.

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Au Revoir and out

It is with a heavy heart that I write this article. My exploits have been reported over the last few issues and I hope that the readers have been able to enjoy them in print as I have in reality. However this will be the last article I write from France..

To read more go to Current Issue and see page 76