Kensmyth Alpaca & Muscovy Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:10:05 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 somebody had a birthday at the Green Dragon Cowley Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:10:05 +0000 we have been busy and with Mitchell capably holding the fort at the farm, with Ollie too, a birthday celebration for just one night away was had at the delightful Green Dragon at Cowley…

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Sunrise in July in the Cotswolds Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:49:23 +0000 I have taken a few pictures when up in the rising of the dawn. With Alpaca mating has to take place before the heat kicks in and so do many jobs… beautiful…


Orchard planted in 2012 coming into its own now… Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:45:25 +0000 well whilst Mother Nature is getting itself ready to feed the birds and the bees and wildlife, our Orchard carefully and painstakingly planted in 2012 is really coming into its own now…

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Everything is flowering at Kensmyth Sat, 16 Jul 2016 17:42:29 +0000 the grass is going crazy following the rain and even the flowers in the pots as well as the facial hair is growing – te he…


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Greyhound pub at Siddington new menu Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:36:07 +0000 As with all things menus change and the new style chips are fabulous at the Greyhound Pub in Siddington, you will have to guess what they are…

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countryside prepares for winter… then a heatwave Fri, 08 Jul 2016 18:28:56 +0000 Well as usual we are really busy and dealing with lifes ups and downs. Things are rather up in the air at the moment and those of my close followers will know I mean Chinnooks!

in parts of this month I have felt it was heading so soon for winter and we decided that with the wet warm winters of the last two years, it was time to build the barn we achieved planning for in 2014. time in farming marches relentlessly and we always have to plan ahead but so does Mother Nature… see for yourself… note not all taken on our farm!

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Sunshine reaches Cirencester today Wed, 06 Jul 2016 19:46:17 +0000 sometimes when the Sun shines, everything just seems … absolutely fabulous!

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fantastic week end in the Cotswolds Sun, 03 Jul 2016 20:57:33 +0000 well the weather stayed fine for the Cotswolds Show but we did not manage to get there this year, sorry Mallory!

but I did take a corker of a photo coming back home one evening…


Cotswold Show July 2016 is this week end Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:00:32 +0000 for those of you in the Cotswolds or visiting the  Cotswolds, THE place to be this week end is Cotswolds Show…

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July 1st 2016 turmoil and fragility in the UK Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:17:00 +0000 today is 1st July 2016. not a political blog so I will not comment other than to say that where there is life there is hope. The UK is in its own hands and like the photograph below, is whole, fragile but beautiful…


when I looked again and put it in perspective “against the rest of its world” see how BIG it is… we are big we are beautiful – Happy July