Monthly Archives: May 2019

Wood, wood and more wood

Our heating runs mainly on wood.  We do have an oil boiler as backup, but we prefer to use the wood burner which also acts as a central heating boiler.  However, it has taken me a couple of years to work out how much wood we need and more importantly, when to have it cut…
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New Sheep Handling Area

Shearing time is nearly upon us.  Last year, we were slightly embarrassed at not being as ready as we thought.  In previous years, the shearer had turned up with some shears and we had found ourselves trying to root out a large piece of sheet wood for them to shear on.  We thought we were…
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