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March 2018 Farm Round Up

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The month of the Beast from the East – parts 1 and 2! I have been accused of obsessing about the weather, but I think this month, I am fully justified in my focus. It has been … interesting. Challenging, yes. Life-threatening, no. Hard work, definitely. First thing I realised – I have such respect […]

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October 2017 Farm Round Up

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The days are growing noticeably shorter – I know it happens every year but somehow, it is still a surprise. The short-lived delight when the clocks change meaning lighter mornings – for a few weeks at least! And some spectacular evening sunsets as I dash round feeding before it gets dark. We’ve moved a few […]

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September Farm Round Up

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So, the kids are all back at school and we eagerly anticipated the late Summer hot spell … and we waited … and we waited! In vain! It hasn’t been a TERRIBLE month, just not good enough to redeem the performance in July and August – so, as we speak, I’ve got a heap of […]

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August Farm Round Up

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August started as July finished – wet! After the incredibly dry spring, when everyone was hoping for rain, the weather is back to normal – lovely weather, rain, often both on the same day. Some of our fields are muddier now than they were in February or March – very odd. We can only hope […]

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July 2017 Farm Round Up

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Large Black Boar in the sun

Well, just as June was perhaps one of the hottest months we have seen here on the farm, July has possibly been the dampest … despite some really warm days, we have been getting muddier by the day! But, not all was bad – we started the month with our first wedding on the farm […]

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June 2017 Farm Round Up

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Farm Tour Rare Breed Pigs

Without wanting to sound like a tabloid journalist, Phew, what a scorcher!! HOT HOT HOT! On the one hand, I know it is summer, the sun is going to come out and yes, I realise that it will get hot, but seriously ….. ! On the plus side, the pigs seem very happy with their […]