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 […]
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 […]
At last – with a bit of rain, suddenly everything is growing … in fact, growing so fast, I almost think I can hear it! Eyelashes, our Berkshire sow produced her litter early in the month – she was enormous so we were slightly disappointed with the small litter but she seemed very pleased with […]
April is a fun month – lots to do, the weather has not made up its mind whether it is still winter or summer, the birds are singing their hearts out – all things to make you smile. A bit of a giggle at the beginning of the month – we participated in an April […]
What a month of changes and activity – we’ve had heavy frosts which means breaking the ice on the water troughs in the mornings and we’ve had hot sunny days which have brought my freckles out in force! And delighted to report that the rain has mostly stayed away and we’ve had one of the […]
The shortest month of the year, and however much I love this farm and the glorious Wiltshire countryside, February is not the month where we look our best! BUT, the signs are starting to show – February is the turnaround month for me – at the beginning of the month, there is no doubt it […]
Phew! The calm after the storm! After the mania of Christmas and New Year, a chance to draw breath and catch up with some of those little jobs that you’ve been meaning to do ‘when we’re not quite so busy’! Well, January was not quite so busy, so here goes! Fencing. An important element and […]
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