Tag Archive: sheep

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 lambs
Spring lambs

When I took these photographs I thought spring had arrived but I’m not so sure today; the rain hasn’t stopped since yesterday and the poor sheep in the fields are really suffering.  Sheep don’t like rain at the best of times, but when they are carrying babies even more so.  Hence, our workload increases in such…

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Spring?
Spring?

Spring must be on its way, we have a newborn lamb! I promised myself that I would start in the new year with a regular blog to update you all on developments in the house as well as what is happening on the farm.  So, this is my first blog of many for 2011. Having spent most of Christmas decorating the first room which is…

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Snow!
Snow!

I thought I had my Christmas fortnight organised: finish work in Oxford a week earlier and return to the farm to start decorating the bnb.  I had rushed around during the first half of December to fulfil all my mistletoe orders as well as purchase all my gifts so things were looking pretty good but I didn’t count on snow, or…

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