19th June 2017

What beautiful weather, but we need rain!

I am exhorted every week to be upbeat rather than pessimistic, but with the weather we have been having, while it might be fine for those […]
16th June 2017

A good week, particularly for field 2!

The week has been rather dominated by national events! Nonetheless like all ordinary mortals’ daily life went on and indeed it was rather a good week. […]
31st October 2016

Despite the Cricket, the overall feeling is one of quiet satisfaction

Despite a pathetic performance by the English Cricket Test team this morning the overall feeling is one of quiet satisfaction. Our Demeter inspection on Wednesday was […]
25th October 2016

Some minor successes in a tough week on the farm

Not a great week on the farm. One of the team in hospital since Monday, our own home bred ram dead, increasing fears that we have […]
17th October 2016

A sad start to the week with 5 lambs lost

Sadly, the week did not start well – one lamb died on Sunday and then four more were found dead on Monday morning. All this rather […]
10th October 2016

Whoever said living in the country was dull must have been rather a sad soul!

Yesterday, wisely or not we decided to buy a new bull rather than struggle with AI. Called Bacchus he is almost 4 years old, meets the […]
4th October 2016

Yo-yo weather and a visit from the vet

After a very wet and chilly Saturday, today is bright and sunny if not very warm.  In fact, the weather this week has been behaving rather […]
30th September 2016

Last day to invest – 10 reasons why you should invest!

It’s deadline day and your final chance to invest in the biodynamic farm that inspired The Archers. So, to help you make the right decision we’ve […]
26th September 2016

Changing leaves and blackberry bushes – Autumn is with us

Autumn is very definitely with us. The hedgerows are heaving under their heavy load of delicious blackberries, and the leaves of the chestnut trees are changing […]