Cattle · Country life

The cows head back outside…

Today started early, with preparations to move the Highland cattle outside for the summer. After de-hitching the harrow and attaching the stock trailer to the tractor I had the opportunity to practice my reversing skills (or lack of them) with the trailer attached. Having done a bit of trailer reversing on Cromer beach (complete with fishing boat)… Continue reading The cows head back outside…

Cooking · Country life · Kitchen garden · Rhubarb

For the love of rhubarb…

Let’s get one thing straight – I love marmalade. Generally I like food – a lot, and, on a par with marmalade, I rate rhubarb. Rhubarb is one of those quintessentially English foods that remains largely seasonal. Each year in the garden, together with courgettes, it’s the vegetable I always tend to have a glut of. This… Continue reading For the love of rhubarb…