Author Archives: Lucy

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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2011 round up

What a month December has been.  There is something in the human brain that makes us believe we need to get EVERYTHING finished before 31st December or is it just me?!?  My lack of news items is mainly due to … Continue reading

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Herefordshire Mistletoe

Last Tuesday saw the first mistletoe auction at nearby Tenbury Wells which always indicates to me that Christmas is on its way!  Tenbury Wells mistletoe season and festivities start in mid-November with the switch on of the town’s Christmas lights … Continue reading

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Bringsty Forge Blacksmiths

Cutting and bunching up mistletoe for my regular customers and then eating mince pies at the Bringsty Forge Open Day has well and truly put me in the Christmas spirit. On Saturday 26th November 2011 Bringsty Forge held their third public open … Continue reading

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Herefordshire cider

For the past couple of weeks we have experienced the aroma of apple juice every time we venture outside.  This is because the cider apples have been harvested and collected in the yard ready for transportation to the cider making … Continue reading

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Teme Valley Farmer’s Market

On Sunday, with the sun shining and friends from Oxford visiting, we decided to visit our local Farmer’s Market at The Talbot, Knightwick. The Teme Valley Market is one of the oldest farmers’ markets in the country and is very well … Continue reading

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Climbing Chickens – Erratum!!!

My in-house Editor, aka my father, has informed me that my chickens do not roost in a eucalyptus tree but a Mediterranean pine which was grown from a pine cone by my late Grandmother. My Grandmother was the local primary … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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