Archive | 23 October, 2008

Blowin’ a hoolie

Our winter gales are definitely upon us. I took a couple up the hill to look at one of our sows just before 6pm—and they were struggling to stay upright, as were the pigs. A check of the UK wind map showed we were probably getting gusts of around 50mph at the time. I’d been […]

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Elderberry wine

We have almost three gallons of elderberry wine sitting in front of the dining room window at the moment, making the merry glugging sound of active fermentation through an airlock. We’re fortunate to have a number of elder trees dotted around the croft, as well as access to many more on the farm opposite, so […]

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