Anything to distract from the acutely pressing need to do our tax before the end of Jan but I couldn’t resist adding (and I still haven’t mastered how to do it neatly) one or two photos that John has taken in the last couple of days. The most lovely one of our Orchard Farm robin, on our doorstep this morning in the (relatively) warm sunshine this beautiful frosty winter morning, you can see here, on our website Home page.
John was up and out early this morning, enjoying the wonderfully frosty peaceful scenes as Parwich wakes up to a new day after an extremely cold night. Peaceful it may be, but the woodpecker can be heard now, every day, down by Church Farm…
John is still trying to capture birds in flight, and there are a couple of rather amazing pics here of bluetits with the sun shining through their wings. They look so beautiful and their movements so graceful, but watching them outside they don’t seem quite so gracious, although not such curiously bad-tempered little creatures as the goldfinches who are always squabbling with each other and fending off any other birds who also want to come to the feeders!
Ever since we moved here we have wanted a dog, the farm just calls out for one. We have lots of guests that bring their dogs and each time we said we need to get on of our own. Well here she is Sunshine Honeybeam otherwise known as Izzy. She is a wired haired Vizsla […]
It has been really hot here as it has in most parts of the country. We are getting ready for Open Gardens next Sunday, 25 June 2017. The rose above the stone barn has prolific blooms that we are hoping will still be there at the end of the week. Lots of hot air balloons […]
Chatsworth House played host to RHS flower show for the 1st time this year. The setting is delightful and the show gardens all very natural which is lovely to see in this Peak District setting. Peak District Premier Cottages contributed to the sponsorship of the Experience Peak District garden which won a Silver Gilt medal. […]