Next time you are out about in the countryside, spare a little time and cast your eye over the local fencing. How often do you see hedge holes being plugged by bits of corrugated tin? Or simply the fact that a whole section of fence has simply fallen down? Does anyone seem particularly worried about it? I would suggest not, after all what’s the worst that can happen? A couple of apologies? Maybe replacing a broken gnome… and a bit more tin or bit of wire rammed into the now bigger hedge hole. However, it could be very much worse and financially highly expensive.Read More
I wanted to highlight Shelagh’s work as I was struck by the quality and realism in her drawings. As the holidays are almost upon us I thought this would be a great way to capture forever a special animal that contributes to making your Smallholding a special place.
Here are a few words from the artist describing her background and work – Happy Holidays!
Agricultural shows and country fairs are a tradition in the U.K. that bring together people to enjoy the benefits of smallholding and farming along with the local community.Read More