13th June 2018

Spring seems to have turned into summer

As rapidly as it finally arrived, spring seems to have already turned into summer. Trees, hedges and verges show this only too clearly. Strange weather we […]
5th June 2018

Another heifer calf

Happily, we have had another heifer calf – again completely unassisted. At the end of the week, while the young stock still had plenty of grass, […]
1st June 2018

All sheep and their greedy offspring are checked and treated

Pastures flourish We need not have feared about the lack of rain. It fell in great quantities towards the end of the week. That and the […]
1st June 2018

We have a fine new bull calf

Bea left us only weeks ago, and when she left, as a result of dedicated weeding, the garden showed signification patches of bare earth. Today those […]
14th May 2018

All seems well in our little patch of England

For this week at least, all seems well in our little patch of England. The world outside is green, with waterfalls of white from the blossom […]
9th May 2018

Seven ewes are yet to lamb

Normally it is hay fever which keeps me indoor on fine sunny days, but this week I have missed out on the beautiful weather outside because […]
30th April 2018

Blog: Temperatures result in a great bluebell and lady's smock display

Temperatures result in a great bluebell and lady’s smock display As expected, the weather this week was damp without being overly so; we had rain of […]
23rd April 2018

Blog: Nearly half the flock have now lambed

Spring has finally sprung One might call this weather ridiculous, but it has been very welcome! We have seen the sun, and a drying wind has […]
15th April 2018

Blog: Follow my leader through the Wild Garlic in the Wood

A very wet wood The farm is so very wet, the heavens so grey, and the fields, though now well grassed, are puddled wherever a vehicle […]