Matt Gaw's first book, The Pull of the River, was described as “excellent” by the Times Literary Supplement and yet I have to admit that I am yet to read it. However, having just finished his second - Under the Stars - I have written myself a note to buy a copy. You know you have read … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Under the Stars’ by Matt Gaw
Meet the Farmers specials look at a farming issue or subject in more depth and for this mini-series we are exploring potential changes in the dairy sector over the next few years from environmental policy to competition from plant based alternatives. In this second episode of the mini series which comes out throughout this week … Continue reading ‘Meet the Farmers’ (Change in Dairy mini-series) – episode 62 – John Allen
Lambing has started again on the farm. As I write this post Storm Dennis is starting to show his cards and it is looking likely that he will make Ciara (from last weekend) look mild. I took a step back from the sheep this year to concentrate on other projects (doing everything is impossible and … Continue reading Chat from the Shed
Firstly, happy new year and I hope you have had a good festive break (if you are fortunate enough to be able to take time off over the Christmas/New Year period). My good intentions to post every Friday on this blog have started well, although it won't last for long as I will be away … Continue reading When to act on climate change?
Episode 49 of the is the second leg of my latest podcast road trip around the Cotswolds. I visited Jonty Brunyee who is a National Trust tenant in the heart of the Cotswolds, at Conygree Farm, farming Cotswold Sheep and Hereford Cattle as well as undertaking a range of diversifications and other projects. Jonty and … Continue reading Meet the Farmers – Episode 49 with Jonty Brunyee