Weather Perceptions

One bright and breezy day, right at the end of September,  someone remarked to me that it was “another beautiful day”; not hot, not cool just a lovely sunny early …

Seasonal Favourites

Which is your favourite season ? Spring with the bursting forth of waking nature and the expectation of the sun on your back in days ahead. Summer with long lazy …

Rain at Last

I’m writing this on Saturday 6th June and at last we have some desperately needed rain, with more forecast over the next couple of days. We have had some very …

A Farming Diary

I saw ‘our’ first swallow yesterday, 14th April. Along with hearing the cuckoo this really is a sign that spring is well and truly here. Hedges and trees agree with …