10th October 2016

Whoever said living in the country was dull must have been rather a sad soul!

Yesterday, wisely or not we decided to buy a new bull rather than struggle with AI. Called Bacchus he is almost 4 years old, meets the […]
4th October 2016

Yo-yo weather and a visit from the vet

After a very wet and chilly Saturday, today is bright and sunny if not very warm.  In fact, the weather this week has been behaving rather […]
30th September 2016

Last day to invest – 10 reasons why you should invest!

It’s deadline day and your final chance to invest in the biodynamic farm that inspired The Archers. So, to help you make the right decision we’ve […]
26th September 2016

Changing leaves and blackberry bushes – Autumn is with us

Autumn is very definitely with us. The hedgerows are heaving under their heavy load of delicious blackberries, and the leaves of the chestnut trees are changing […]
19th September 2016

An odd week of births, deaths & bizarre weather

A typically odd week on every front including the weather for after three days in which it was almost too hot, now suddenly it’s time for […]
16th September 2016

Economic planning for the coming year and more new arrivals

Tonight the skies were blue before sunset, and a mini heat wave is forecast. How life swings – only yesterday we were fretting that the pastures […]
12th September 2016

Our first of 16 calves has appeared!

It was TB testing last week, and on Friday we faced the depressing news that three of our bought-in heifers were IR’s or to be more […]
12th September 2016

Anxiously awaiting news of TB & solar panels now adorn the roof!

Having spent the bulk of my working life on ‘red alert’ as I navigated my colleagues and myself through an uncertain and only too ready to […]
5th September 2016

A good week: no sheep lost, the barn is complete & a successful application!

As I write this our sitting room is occupied by a gaggle of grandchildren and their parents and the noise level is amazing – but we […]