Foxed!

Foxed!

Yesterday morning between the time that I left home for the market, having let out and fed the chickens and ducks, and when Jennifer got up, Mr Fox had paid a call! Feathers everywhere and birds in a heightened state of distress greeted her when she first went to...
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...

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