17th June 2020

Young heifers and swings!

I am very conscious that these notes are primarily written to ensure all interested parties are kept up to date about life on the farm. As […]
10th June 2020

Light rain!

Yet another week dominated by the bungling affairs in the United States, and here at home the Bank of England warning that plans should be in […]
3rd June 2020


Having sadly accepted that Clement would be our only young European volunteer this year, we were very pleasantly surprised to be approached by a young French […]
27th May 2020


If there was one television programme that had a cult following in Saskatchewan during the winter it was the weather forecast. Putting to one side a […]
20th May 2020

A picture of green

How to describe this week? Well it has passed without major disaster, though if we do not have rain soon, one could be looming. The warm […]
13th May 2020

Flowers, flowers, everywhere!

This has been one of those weeks which come but infrequently when all feel ’tickety boo’, the sun shone most days though the nights were crisp […]
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 […]