Woolly Tales

dry stone dyke repairs
One of the common themes of this blog is the repair of dry stane dykes (dry stone walls). Most of
In the sheep world, Ryelands are often referred to as "teddy bear sheep".  The reason for this, as you might
Every year, round about the beginning of November we start the "hay ceremony".  In other words, giving the little darlings
Recently you might have noticed a new logo in the corner of our home page.  If you click on it,
It has not been the driest of summers which has had it's good and bad points. However, it has been
Today while I was in the polytunnel having a tidy up, I became aware of some strange noises coming from
After three months of slowly introducing Elliot to the hens, yesterday was a big day for our Anatolian rescue dog
Today’s blog story is to tell you about my rug-making teaching adventures over the summer and about the new downloadable
The harvest rush has been on in the last week. We already had collected what was left of the beetroot
hen central - omlet walk in run complete
Carrying on from last week's story, Moving the Hens, we have both been busy installing and preparing the new area
This week we have been very busy moving the hen coops to a new part of the orchard.  This has
beetroot eaten away
As we move into September, our thoughts turn to harvesting. Over the next few weeks, we'll be collecting apples, tomatoes,
Two weeks ago I wrote about how we'd started Elliot's "hen training".  Well it's still going on, we're taking things
sheep grazing silvo
If there's one thing we have come to realise about our sheep over the years, it's that they like their
Now that the sheep have accepted Elliot and he can join us off-lead in amongst them, we have turned our
I often get asked how I get my white rugs so clean so I thought it might be helpful to