Some of these terms are included in my book but some are ones that have occurred to me since publishing or that people have asked me about. I hope you enjoy and if you are a non farmer – that these farming terms provide some enlightenment.
1. Pet Lambs
This doesn’t mean that the lambs will be pets forever. Some female sheep may remain so but unless one is a good enough ram for breeding, all the lambs [...]
It’s been a busy few days. The lambs have been up and down – it seemed like Jack had joint ill (which could kill him) and then he was puffing and panting a bit so it looked like he had pneumonia. Daisy was a bit flaky and fussy for a day too so she got a nice big needle too. Happy to report that both are [...]
I’m not a great fan of writing goals and objectives – it all seems a bit too organised. I think I surprised Amanda recently when I suggested we create quarterly goals for We Teach Social and ?evaluate each three months – all duly done! ?I prefer to create a bucket list – things I’d like to achieve by the end of the year but it’s not the end of the world if they don’t happen. ?I wrote a [...]
It’s been a bit of a whirlwind the last few days for this Irish farmerette …..
490 books sent out (not counting what my stockists have sold as I’ll add them in closer to Xmas).
Interview on Countrywide last Saturday (7th December 2013) The lovely Louise Denvir came down and interviewed us (yes, the farmer and dog were interviewed too) and she edited it [...]
The book is out! There were 1000 books in my hall on Friday. There are still almost 1000 books in my hallway but about 150 of them have been packaged up with about the same number to do tomorrow. Yes, I’ve had pre-orders of about 300 books, 225 in the crowdfunding and orders for about 70 in the last week.
As it is a self [...]