Category Archives: Military

Lest We Forget

Remembrance Day.  At the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month I stand with head bowed, silent, remembering those friends – & members of our family – we have lost to the callous grip of conflicts past & … Continue reading

Posted in Diary, Heritage, Life, Military, November 2008, Uncategorized | 4 Comments


And after a busy weekend, here we are…! We’d just like to extend our thanks to journalist Louise France for her kind words about us in today’s ‘Observer Magazine’ feature; & to Pal Hansen for his fantastic photography (the full-page picture … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Anything Goes, Aviation, Business, Dairy, Diary, Entertainment, Environment, Equine, Family, Farming, Food, Goats, Ice Cream, Life, Livestock, Media Archive, Military, MindBodySpirit, Nature, News, Poultry, Publications, September 2008, Sheep, Smallholding, Writing | 5 Comments

More Milky Mayhem

The dry, staccato cackle of a magpie on the old barn roof, roused me from my reverie. I’d woken with a start: it was daylight, & it shouldn’t be.  To my horror, I discovered that whilst I’d reset the time of … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Anything Goes, Diary, Goats, Life, Livestock, Local Area, March 2008, Military, Smallholding | Leave a comment