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8 Jun 2020

As you know the weather has been pretty glorious and the cows have definitely enjoyed it.  Our new Hereford bull Nigel has joined us and is settling in well.  He was born at Netherhall Farm, Kirby Londsdale on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, so had quite a trip down t...

30 May 2020

I went to school in Lydiard Millicent, and then Wootton Bassett in the 80s/90s.  Both schools had "mobile" classrooms also referred to as terrapins.  Particularly at Bassett in the winter it was a sea of mud around the 30 or so of these and despite the teachers valiant...

22 Apr 2020

Over the last 3 years we have had gradually rising numbers of snakeshead fritillaries flowering in our Long Field.  Last year the recent peak was over 500 in bloom all at once.  Lots of you have come over and enjoyed them with our annual walks being a firm fixture in o...

18 Mar 2020