9 things farmers want countryside walkers to remember…

Everyone loves going for walks in the country. It is hard not to with such amazing scenery, crisp fresh air and abundance of nature. There is just something homely and tranquil about it. Yet the countryside is also a hectic workplace for farmers up and down the country who are just trying to make a […]

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10 things you’ll know if you grew up on a farm

Being at home for summer has made me feel nostalgic. Here are 10 things you will know if you grew up on a farm! Nothing is ever a five minute job  If they say it is then they are lying! You’ve learned from experience that lending a ‘quick hand’ turns into a twenty minute operation […]

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Shearing 101: What happens?

Having grown up on a working sheep farm, I have witnessed thousands of sheep be sheared safely and professionally. So it really bothers me when organisations like PETA suggest it is a “violent and terrifying process”. So I thought what better way to counter these myths and misconceptions by documenting an accurate account of one […]

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Revision Tips for Countryside Dwellers

A phrase often muttered from Dad’s mouth, ‘I’ll do it later’ seems to be the attitude I, like many students, adopted recently towards revising for my second year exams. Another technique I mastered was the art of procrastination, with the farmyard offering a variety of distractions making it incredibly hard to stay inside and revise. […]

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Enchanting Iceland

The most mesmerising place I have ever visited, Iceland is utterly breathtaking and indescribable. This blog post documents mine (and Ryan’s) trip to Iceland – a unique gift for his 21st birthday from his very generous parents! Day 1 – Sunday  After an early start, we arrived at Manchester Airport excited and raring to go. […]

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Farming Fridays

Breaking up for Easter means one thing: LAMBS! I have *unfortunately* missed some of the chaotic rush that Lambing time brings due to being incredibly busy at University. But now that term time has finished for an entire month, I can finally shove on my wellies and get stuck in! (I never thought I would […]

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