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 […]
6th May 2020

The young stock celebrate!

The effect of the rain and warmer weather has benefitted wildflowers and bird life. Garlic mustard is everywhere, lady smock plants have been seen on at […]
22nd April 2020

Lambing is underway!

Foolishly or, as some might put it, attention seeking, I took an accidental overdose of one of the five pills I take each day on Easter […]
18th March 2020

The migrant birds are arriving!

A feeling of uncertainty hangs over our heads. The likeliest cause is probably the coronavirus, and the increasing feel that the sword of Damocles is ever […]
11th March 2020

TB free!

Well, this week the weather has had to take a back seat, even if we have had several lovely sunny days. If Brexit was not a […]
19th February 2020

Webbed toes would make sense!

Tediously I have to begin these notes by referring to the weather which has all but dominated our lives this week. The wind has caused few […]
11th February 2020

Clean sheep, but not for long!

I suppose it is typical of our climate that after a week of drying winds, cold nights but warmish days, all was undone at the weekend […]
5th February 2020

It’s raining calves!

I am well aware that not all of you read past the farm news, and that some find the poems rather a ‘turn off’. Defensively, let […]