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January 2019 - Farm Round Up
After a crazy busy Christmas and New Year, the dust settled and we had a lovely review from our cottage guests over the festive season - always nice to get feedback! If you fancy a luxury break-away this Spring, check out some photos and availability HERE.The Guinea Fowl aren't so keen on the super cold nights - they were originally from Africa after all. They get a generous scoop of corn every evening to help fuel them through the winter evenings - and there is a new member of the team - a Partridge has joined the flock. He's a lot...
2018 Annual Farm Round Up Summary
The dust has settled on the festive season and it is time to reflect on the year just gone. As regular readers know, the weather always figures in my Farm Round Ups and the annual summary would not be complete without a quick overview. What a year of extremes it was in 2018.The winter was the wettest we have seen since we came here, and the worst since the 1980s according to a local weather watcher. The ditches ran like mountain streams and the mud ..... well, there was a LOT of it .... everywhere! January and February were shockers...