I was recently asked how am I so positive on this blog? Initially I was a bit nonplussed by the question. Am I that positive? Is farming expected to be pessimistic? My initial thought was well, isn’t that the beauty of social media? Okay, it does have its negative elements with cyber bullying but on the whole, people tend to put their best side forward on their blog or on their facebook profile. What I particularly like about social media [...]
You may remember that I mentioned some time ago that I was heading to the Charisma Bootcamp, organised by Owen Fitzpatrick. Well, that happened over the last few days. I only made it to the Gresham on Thursday and Saturday (was teaching on Friday and we have an unwritten rule that Sundays are family days – put it this way, I’d have given Brian a hard time if he disappeared on a Sunday for a farming conference so [...]
The windmill is flying around since it was connected during the week. At times today, it almost sounded like a distant aeroplane at times but I think that is just because we are so used to the only noise being the birds around here.
I went up with the kids to see it and Kate insisted on taking some [...]