Apple Bobbing

This has to be the best £2 I have ever spent at the supermarket -16 apples.

It was lovely watching everyone having a turn and crowding round to try and get the apples.  I put 8 apples in the water trough and gave the other 8 to the horses/ponies who were no keen on bobbing (Delia, Tiddles, Hetja, etc).

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Much entertainment following the apples round and round the trough.

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Happy little wet noses trying so hard to get the lovely juicy apple (apparently carrots sink).

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On a winter’s day, this is a good sport for everyone and my lot thoroughly recommend it.

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And it made me laugh!

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But, interestingly, there was one superstar.  An Olympic Champion, no less, who waited until everyone was a bit bored of their apple-bobbing failure.  She came in, out of nowhere, and swooped into the trough, grabbing herself an apple before rushing off to eat her prize.

Vitamin!

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She had perfected the method and knew exactly what to do.

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Dive in and get wet.

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I watched her for a while and Vitamin was brilliant.  She stuffed her whole nose right under the water, even blowing bubbles to herself as she grabbed another apple.

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(look at the tide mark)

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The downside is the water is filthy and a bit appley afterwards (total change required) but the upside it was fun for everyone.

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Shopping List – More apples, please.

 

 

 

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