Month: July 2020

Where’s your sit spot?

Jo writes: One of those days? I’ve had a few during lockdown when I can feel myself being pushed and pulled in every direction. When I feel the stress mounting, as we all do from a plethora of sources, I take some time out to enjoy...

Carat Gold Crop

Joan writes: Sadly though, this harvest is not mine. Our local farmers’ market was up and running today and a visit for me was a must. Fabulous local carrots, Ayrshire tatties and a bit further afield strawberries all made it home with me. Spurred on by...

Out with the old, and in with the new

or maybe today, the other way around! Joan writes: We have a little field that we have taken ‘haylage’ (a cross between traditional dried hay and fresh cut grass) from today. I’m so pleased because we are at the mercy of the neighbouring farmer to do...

The rough with the smooth

Joan writes: Midsummer has been and gone, but thankfully I’ve not heard the dreaded ‘the nights are fair drawing in’ uttered yet! However, daylight does seem to have waned and the weather appears to have taken a semi-permanent turn for the worse with heavy rainfall and...