Archive: 2012

Upholstery is an addictive hobby, beware!
Upholstery is an addictive hobby, beware!

Upholstery can become incredibly addictive in a very short space of time and I warned my first students of this fact when they arrived clutching their old chairs and stools. A class of 3 students, all eager to learn and go home with a reupholstered piece of furniture creates a fantastic atmosphere; one of anticipation and…

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You may leave Huntlands Farm Bnb with more than you bargained for..!
You may leave Huntlands Farm Bnb with more than you bargained for..!

My last guests left with the husband realising that their weekend away could potentially be expensive for him as his wife turned to me as she left and said, “Thank you Lucy for inspiring me to go home and redecorate my whole house”! More and more male guests are leaving with the new knowledge that their home is about to be…

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New additions to the bed and breakfast
New additions to the bed and breakfast

I think every farm ought to have a cat, and as I’ve not had one since I was a child there seemed even more reason to get one.  Having found out that a lady in the village had a litter of four kittens, all of which were beautiful and two needed homes, we decided to get two.  It didn’t seem fair to separate them and two’s…

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New life
New life

The most memorable story recently was when Dad came out of hospital having had a total knee operation and I was frantically wondering what to do with a ewe who was obviously in trouble lambing.  In the end, Dad supervised on crutches, I held the ewe and one of our guests drew the lamb under the watchful eye of all his…

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Spring has arrived!
Spring has arrived!

I’ve decided I’m a blog hibernator; now the lovely weather has descended I’ve crawled out from under my blog stone to update you all on developments at Huntlands Farm Bed and Breakfast. The last two months have been extremely busy and we’ve managed to finish decorating the downstairs Georgian front; we…

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