13th January 2021

A new year begins!

“This blog is the unfolding story of Rush Farm and an exploration of life by its philosopher farmer.” Welcome to my first notes for 2021.  That being so, I originally felt that I must […]
11th November 2020

The barn is taking shape

“This blog is the unfolding story of Rush Farm and an exploration of life by its philosopher farmer.” As always, I write in an entirely personal capacity and views […]
4th November 2020

Biodynamics and bonfires

“This blog is the unfolding story of Rush Farm and an exploration of life by its philosopher farmer.” Well, I said we needed rain and we have […]
1st July 2020

Grass fed or pasture fed?

I think to start any piece of writing or speech with a quotation has many risks attached to it and should only be adopted in quite […]
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 […]
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 […]
27th May 2020

Sunshine

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 […]