Archive: October 2011

No sloe gin for Christmas!?!
No sloe gin for Christmas!?!

Having been at Warwick University this week and seen sloes dripping off the hedgerows but deciding it wasn’t appropriate to fill up my laptop bag with them I decided to set off this afternoon to find some on the farm. 1 hour plus later I returned with no sloes; our hedgerows are bare and even the lanes around the village bore…

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Climbing Chickens
Climbing Chickens

I’ve had my chickens for some time now so it came as a surprise to me one night when I was missing a couple off their perch.  It transpired that several of them had decided to sleep alfresco that night and have continued to do so ever since. It has baffled me as to how they actually get up in the eucalyptus tree…

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Witley Court
Witley Court

So many times I’ve had such good intentions to keep my blog up-to-date and inform you of the regular news on the farm or of events happening close by.  However, time is always precious and setting up a new venture bed and breakfast as well as working full time has made time a premium but now we finally have our three bed and…

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