Puppies, Calves and the Objectivity of Knowledge.

Since I last wrote we have calved 19 heifers and had a litter of German Shepherd pups. There are babies everywhere and still not much sign of spring!  At first I worried about the young calves in the snow; some of them were only a day old when the "Beast from the East" hit, (I … Continue reading Puppies, Calves and the Objectivity of Knowledge.

Advertisements

Horses’ Nostrils, Giant Pink Bananas and a Recipe for Success

The days are long enough now for me to finish feeding my livestock in daylight after market on a Thursday. I hate trying to carry bales of hay over electric fences on soft ground in the dark, it's a recipe for disaster but I like finishing work in the twilight because we are on a … Continue reading Horses’ Nostrils, Giant Pink Bananas and a Recipe for Success

Eating with the Season

Christmas  is only just over and already the supermarket shelves have been stripped of tinsel and toys and refilled with chocolate eggs. No wonder our lives seem to speed by when we're always thinking three months ahead of ourselves and never living in the moment. It's difficult to avoid the panic generated by these multi-million dollar organisations. In a few … Continue reading Eating with the Season