After my post about Open Farm Sunday, Shiplake Primary School have asked me to keep them updated on what’s happening on the farm. With thanks to Lucy Watkinson from the school for shooting the video. Going to have a regular slot which is great. The poppies are my neighbour’s hope you don’t mind Stephen! Continue reading Working with the local primary school.
A few weeks ago a Tawny owl took up residence in the trees adjacent to the house that we live in on the estate. His plaintive call for a mate all night long has so far been unsuccessful. Owls only have the one partner so either he is a first timer or he has lost his other half. My wife Liz decided to do some … Continue reading What a hoot.
Until recently I was one of Farmers Weekly’s Arable Focus writers. Following a phone call which came out of the blue from the Arable editor I became the victim of a refreshing exercise. Undeterred and spurred on by all the comments I received after my last post was published I have decided to go it alone. So I will continue in much the same vein … Continue reading Simon goes it alone