Alpacas are a South American camelid and are often confused with Llamas; though both come from the same area they are different species of the Camelidae family. Alpacas have been kept for thousands of years, for both their high quality fibre and their low fat meat. It is fair to say that Alpaca meat is still not widely available in the United Kingdom, but is known for being low in fat and cholesterol as well as high in protein; it has been marketed as the ‘healthy’ alternative to beef.
2015 seems to have been quite a challenging year, with more people than usual needing help across the world.
I have consulted Mrs. Woolsack, aka Jane Cooper, and my own conscience and come up with some options:
Making things to give
Not just a pretty face, Harry added loads of value to my life!
Anyone who has ever tried to herd sheep will know that is can – at times – be rather tricky. However, our herding distances and efforts pale in comparison to those undertaken by the shepherds and their flock in this picture.
This may seem like a silly question. However, there is some method to my madness (not much, I will admit!) ...
Here is the wonderful view of some of the extinct volcanos in the Auvergne, seen from an excellent French motorway service area, called the Aire des Volcans, usefully! It's pretty close to Clermont Ferrand (famous for Michelin tyres, and maps and guides of course) and rugby.