It has been a busy weekend and I have to admit I’m pretty tired. If I had got any notions about judging a competition in front of over a thousand people or organising a blog awards, I was brought back to earth with a bump anyway today as Brian needed me in the loader to lower him up and down when he was painting a shed. The glamour!
We were thinking of going to the Tullamore Show last Sunday and when we won tickets from Agriland, that decided it. We tend to go to it every 2 or 3 years, it is one of the biggest agricultural shows in the country and this year was no exception as it drew in over 60,000 people.
The weather was fine, the cancelled event of 2009 was a distant memory as people milled there wearing ordinary runners and shoes with [...]
As you can probably guess by the silence here, it’s been a busy week. I went to Wales last week for a two day trip (more on that in a moment), then I was teaching in Co. Meath and then catching up on everything and getting ready for teaching my first online pinterest course over at We Teach Social.
The silage was cut while I was away! We started it on the Bank Holiday but it became misty so [...]
I was interviewed some time ago for the Irish Examiner and it was featured this week in the Farming Supplement – with me even being shown on the masthead of the front page with Alex Ferguson below!!
The article was mainly about my blog, why I blog, why farmers should blog and tweet, about our #farmerettes tweet up which is [...]
Summer hit Ireland today and we embraced it with open arms. The temperature last night was to be between zero and -5 degrees Celsius and there was plenty of white frost on the ground this morning but by the time all the calves were fed, it was already becoming warm.