Sunrise, sunset

Sunrise, sunset

The early mornings this month have mostly been lovely, so quiet and peaceful, as it was when I drove through the fens last week to collect the asparagus. A vast expanse of sky with just a few wispy clouds and not a breath of wind. That landscape is not my favourite,...
Distracted

Distracted

How did I get on? Did you say how did I get on? Well not as well as I wanted to really. Too many things got in the way. Most of Monday was lost to the Soil Association annual audit; the inspection went well with no non-compliances noted. It was the first time that I...

May Day

I didn’t have my Soil Association inspection last week after all, I had to postpone it last Tuesday until May 9th, because on Monday Jennifer was diagnosed with Shingles. She had been feeling unwell over the weekend and managed to get a GP appointment on Monday,...
Cracking up

Cracking up

No not me….well not quite yet. No I’m talking about the rock hard land. This morning I was nipping off the new growth of some thistles in amongst the broad beans, and there were cracks in the ground that I could almost get my hand in. Below the surface...
Beryl finds her voice

Beryl finds her voice

I don’t remember the moment when Beryl lost her voice, but I reckon that it was a good year ago. Beryl is our beautiful cockerel, and pre ‘croakgate’ she would lustily bellow out her ‘cock-a-doodle-doos’ at high volume from soon after...

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