6th May 2020

The young stock celebrate!

The effect of the rain and warmer weather has benefitted wildflowers and bird life. Garlic mustard is everywhere, lady smock plants have been seen on at […]
29th April 2020

First cuckoo of the year!

On Tuesday I was able, courtesy of Anne’s driving, to look more closely at parts of the farm, while on Thursday Chris took me to the […]
22nd April 2020

Lambing is underway!

Foolishly or, as some might put it, attention seeking, I took an accidental overdose of one of the five pills I take each day on Easter […]
15th April 2020

Reflection and renewal

However strange this period is in so many ways, it is Easter, a time for reflection and renewal. It may be for you as it is […]
8th April 2020

Dry pastures!

Since my self-inflicted injury, I seem to have adopted a shuffling gait rather like a standing, though stooped, bespectacled tortoise with a rather wispy beard. I […]
1st April 2020

40 bird species!

Putting to one side the fact that a struggle in the wood shed last Wednesday left me feeling as if I had been head butted by […]
25th March 2020

Spring is in the air!

Well it would be absurd to make no reference to what is happening outside the farm, but I cannot believe platitudes, historic references or psychobabble are […]
18th March 2020

The migrant birds are arriving!

A feeling of uncertainty hangs over our heads. The likeliest cause is probably the coronavirus, and the increasing feel that the sword of Damocles is ever […]
11th March 2020

TB free!

Well, this week the weather has had to take a back seat, even if we have had several lovely sunny days. If Brexit was not a […]