• Farming

    Our first year Lambing at Cocking Hill Farm

    Wow, where to begin. On the 1st of April we had our first lambs. A triplet (they always tend to drop earlier than the twins or the singles!), we weren’t actually expecting any until…

    14th May 2017
  • Lifestyle Personal

    Things I miss about city life…

    We’re 3/4 of the way through lambing at the moment, and I’m actually writing this post amidst the orphan pen, so I can keep an eye on them and get some blogging done…rule no.1…

    23rd April 2017
  • Personal

    Spotlight on Gray’s Country Gifts…

    In the last two weeks the oil seed rape outside our house has suddenly gone POP. It looks flipping amazing. I mean, my hayfever is awful, but who cares right…makes for a great photo…

    13th April 2017
  • Farming

    March on the farm…

    March has definitely been our busiest month to date since we took on Cocking Hill farm back in September. All of the times before farming where I said that I was exhausted/busy, I was…

    3rd April 2017
  • Lifestyle Personal

    Woodland walks with Toggi…

    We managed to grab a break this weekend inbetween sheep moving/checking, cow feeding and other farm related activities! We have been wanting to explore the woodland near our farmhouse ever since we moved in…

    26th March 2017
  • Farming

    February on the farm

    Twins? single? triplets? (…..quads?) scanning the ewes, first year at Cocking Hill! We’ve been very busy this February. Grass is scarce and typically always a hard month for farming. There is some positive news…

    21st February 2017
  • Personal

    Weekend getaway in North Devon

    Andy and I decided that it was probably a good plan to get away from the farm for a weekend before lambing kicks in (in April time)! We wanted somewhere that we could easily…

    20th February 2017
  • My Home

    Farmhouse upcycling on a budget…

    We moved into our cottage back in September and we’ve been slowly but surely trying to make it homely (on a budget…). Its a bit of a tricky one, as we have so many…

    10th February 2017
  • Personal

    Dog walks at West Wittering beach…

      Moving to our new house, has mean’t new places to explore and we have found such a gem just around the corner! West Wittering beach is a large expanse, complete with pretty little…

    7th February 2017
  • My Home

    Farmhouse details…

    When we moved into our new house/farm back in September, I set about ‘nesting’ in and making the house feel homely. Five months in, I just wanted to share some of my favourite corners…

    26th January 2017