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23rd September 2020

RPA accept appeal

“This blog is the unfolding story of Rush Farm and an exploration of life by its philosopher farmer.” Well the Indian summer, or if I were […]
16th September 2020

Preparations afoot for the new barn

“This blog is the unfolding story of Rush Farm and an exploration of life by its philosopher farmer.” I must apologise for this week’s notes being […]
2nd September 2020

Twins!

I need to apologise in advance if these notes are slight. The simple truth is that I spent the first part of the week bed bound […]
12th August 2020

Meet our new ram!

This week has been one to enjoy a ‘gibbous moon’. Rising later and later each week, it has appeared as a large orange-red object in the […]
5th August 2020

New additions to the family

I make no apologies for starting these notes on a very personal note. On Wednesday Anne and I had the great good fortune to be able […]
29th July 2020

Bales and barns

“Aging is an extraordinary process whereby you become the person you always should have been.” It would be absurd for me to claim that David Bowie […]
22nd July 2020

Our first cut for haylage

Watching Sibley bat reminded me very much of watching a Test Match at Old Trafford in the dim and distant past – perhaps 1980? – when […]
13th July 2020

Peaceful mothers and calves

Knowing that Nicki would comment on last Saturday’s AGM, I said nothing about it. I attach at the end of this note a copy of the […]
24th June 2020

Rain, and plenty of it!

At last we have had a goodly amount of rain. For the time being at least, the great cracks in the ground have closed, and if […]