31st July 2017

New life – Three bull calves are born!

As I write this, despite the April showers and rainbows we have enjoyed late this afternoon, the ‘nip’ in the air would make it easy to […]
24th July 2017

A visit to the sheep market

Where to start? Fairly obviously with the weather; if it carries on like this for many more days expect a starting sentence complaining about us having […]
17th July 2017

Another calf is on the way!

Being immobile for another week means my news is somewhat second hand, but that is not quite as bad as it sounds because alongside the Friday […]
10th July 2017

What a rare treat – we've spotted moorhen chicks!

I think if we were holiday makers we would have regarded this week as a real joy and indeed, rather laughed at those who felt it […]
4th July 2017

What a busy week! Welcome to Stockwood CBS, WWOOFers!

Going outside after the mid-week rain took me straight back to Africa and the marvellous smell from the earth as the dry season ended and the […]
27th June 2017

A noisy week, but at least we survived the heat!

As I write this, having survived last week’s excessive heat, we now struggle to cope with the hay fever associated with haymaking! That said, this week […]
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 […]
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. […]