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Down on the Farm.

Sheep-Farming in Borrowdale, September 2020. These images were taken on our last trip to Borrowdale in England’s Lake District. Going there on a warm and sunny day shows the rural idyll at its finest. However, this part of England experiences the harshest of winters and both farmers and animals have to be very hardy to survive. Herdwick sheep are a strong and robust breed and … Continue reading Down on the Farm.

Little Lambs have Short Coats and Short Legs.

During the period of very necessary lockdown and now restricted movement, we’ve taken a lot of walks from the house along village lanes. Living in the countryside there is always something new to see; things changing by the hour, by the day, the month or the season. In the last couple of weeks I’ve spent more time eyeballing sheep and their lambs than I normally … Continue reading Little Lambs have Short Coats and Short Legs.