What a shock - over 4 months since I last posted!! Where does the time go?
Was that a first and a fourth place I read for you Nutty? Really well done More treatment on the leg as well, hope that is working out well for you.
Moving home Kev - good luck with that. How long is it since you last moved and will you be moving boxes that are still unpacked from a previous move?
I had a barn clear-out last summer and unearthed a box of country wines all taped up that we had moved four times with and never opened!! They are approaching 20 years old now and would probably need either a very brave, or stupid person to drink them!! - No idea why I still haven't chucked them - perhaps a curiosity to see how long they could be saved? Maybe our kids will come across them still boxed when they clear us out of here!!
I note Alex is almost as bad as me at posting on here - well done with VLM Alex Never again is always the mantra - until next time
I have given up Amazon for the summer - might go back again in the winter as the extra pennies were certainly handy, but really hard to get anything done with that much time out. The barns were not completed on time for lambing - had to rearrange hay stores and lamb in the hay barn again. 32 lambs, 3 losses and 13 no shows - dreadful lambing percentages but a really good outcome given one of our rams died the week before he was to be put into tup, so the replacement ram lamb did well getting half his girls. Currently running 75 sheep and running out of pasture rapidly!!
I did run last weekend - wow! I have managed to do the odd half hour on the treadmill a couple of times a month, so it took me most of the week to recover from running just a 4 mile loop around the village!! Never mind, still good to get out
Been working / sleeping is all I can say in my defence of forum absence! - Good / bad for weight loss post Christmas if that is your goal; I gained 10lbs over Christmas and lost 7.5 lbs over the last 4 nights shift!
Brilliant experience for you Seren; a memory made there for sure
Good luck for Snowdon Nutty - take care of yourself and stay of the injury bench!!
All I remember of Swindon Kev is lots and lots of roundabouts! Fingers crossed 2015 works out as you planned - if you make a plan then at least you will know if it worked out or not, if you never make plans you would never know!
Our plan is largely to keep improving our farm; bringing it kicking and screaming into the modern age - or any farming age would be a start!! Working at Amazon is providing that extra financing which has already purchased some helpful kit - immediate plan now is almost Mission Impossible...
... in 5 weeks we have 42 ewes due to lamb and currently we do not have any barn space to bring them in for lambing!!! So we have outdated barnage to modernise - ie, excavators and heavy machinery required to dig them out and lay concrete and other structures in time for lambing - oh, and all whilst working 4 nights a week!!
Ah, just had a quick look on the wondrous thing that is the internet; I am obviously getting old and my memory is playing tricks... unless Derbyshire and Somerset have somehow become linked together!!!
So long as you are not injured Nutty - lots more events to tinker with pacing
Long time since I have been to Cheddar Gorge; must make the effort and take the children - from what I remember it is well worth the trip Are the Blue John Mines and Mam Tor in that region as well, or am I getting my memories confused?