Michaelmas Day

Today (September 29th) is Michaelmas Day, one of the four historic quarter days, when traditionally farms change hands and farm rents are paid. The wheat harvest has finished and the ground is ready for next year’s crop, making Michaelmas Day a natural break in the farming calendar. Michaelmas Day 2018 has been a wonderful day,Continue reading “Michaelmas Day”

This Time of Year

Summer is slowly fading away and this transition to autumn is one of my favourite times of the year. This time of year, the fields are filled with the noise of tractors and machinery as the tractor and plough prepare the land for sowing next year’s crop, the hedges around the fields are cut back,Continue reading “This Time of Year”