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20th October 2021

The Great (cattle) Escape

At a personal level this has been an exciting week. Able to read again, I have turned to the piles of books unread for four months, and what […]
13th October 2021

The blackberries are ripe to eat!

I began the week feeling distressed. Last week I mentioned walking over raw, but cold, lava. This was in Iceland in 1960. In an idle moment I […]
6th October 2021

Trees, grassland & organic milk

I have no doubt that people of our age have always worried about the direction of movement of society; But Anne and I have lived through […]
29th September 2021

The cattle are safely gathered in

“This blog is the unfolding story of Rush Farm and an exploration of life by its philosopher farmer.” Nearly every day of our lives we have […]
22nd September 2021

A week of samples

“This blog is the unfolding story of Rush Farm and an exploration of life by its philosopher farmer.” My nearest and dearest have, in a very gentle […]
15th September 2021

Out and about

There can be no doubt that having a few days of sunshine significantly lifts one’s spirits. Certainly, I have been far more productive this week than for some time. […]
8th September 2021

Little boxes on the hillside

 “This blog is the unfolding story of Rush Farm and an exploration of life by its philosopher farmer.” There were advantages and disadvantages of being born on the 31st of […]
1st September 2021

Trees!

 “This blog is the unfolding story of Rush Farm and an exploration of life by its philosopher farmer.” First a confession. The third test match between India and […]
25th August 2021

Conkers in the mist

After Chris and co enjoyed a splendid day trip, joining Sebastian, who with his party had been sailing the Lake District, a day trip which meant […]