Farming Friends

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Jackanory Style Story Telling – Farmernory Story 1

| February 20, 2009

Do you remember jackanory from your childhood days? Well Jackanory was a children’s programme in which a story was read aloud to the viewing children. I loved this programme and as I had a few farming stories thought that I would bring to you “Farmernory.” So if you are sitting comfortably let the first farmernory [...]

Mischievous Piglets Lock Owner In Barn!

| June 26, 2008

If anyone tells you that pigs are not intelligent then I wouldn’t believe them. Since I have been keeping pigs in the last year I have witnessed many things that lead me to believe that pigs are intelligent. (I’ll leave them for another post!) I have 7 remaining piglets that are nearly 11 weeks old. [...]

Guest Appearance – 19 Fine Days By Bruce

| December 3, 2007

Trisha from Bird Table News has kindly shared her brother’s farming memories with me. Bruce has written a number of farming stories which I am going to post. This post is entitled 19 Fine Days and was first published in the Burton Fleming newsletter in 2004. Bruce’s farming memories will not only transport you back [...]

Guest Appearance – Knotts Berry Farm by Ellen

| November 26, 2007

A couple of weeks ago on my usual Saturday search for the photo hunters, I came across a very interesting post all about a farm that became a successful amusement park. Ellen @ The Happy Wonderer was the author of the post. I was so taken with this article that I contacted Ellen to ask if [...]

Guest Appearance – Childhood Memories By Trisha

| November 5, 2007

My new friend Trisha lives on a farm and loves to feed the birds. She has recently set up a website called Bird Table News which tells you all about the birds that are visiting her garden and the food that Trisha is feeding them. Birdy Trisha, as she likes to be known, has kindly written a [...]

Farming Story – The Runaway Bullock

| October 29, 2007

My husband’s family have lived in our village for many years and his grandparents were often seen at key events, so as the new farmer’s wife I felt it was my duty to continue with the family tradition of attending the village functions. The harvest festival service at the church was to be my first public appearance, however [...]

Guest Appearance -Blind Visit By Alice

| October 24, 2007

I thoroughly enjoy reading a lovely website called A Growing Delight and learning all about life in Australia through the eyes of Alice and her family. Alice belongs to a writing group and back in August she wrote the story you are about to read for her writing group. She has kindly sent me her wonderful heart-warming story [...]

Guest Appearance With A Difference!

| October 15, 2007

Every Monday I try to post a guest appearance farming story that I have been sent by one of my readers. Today’s guest appearance is a little different as I wanted to share the thrilling news that I have actually had one of my farming stories posted as a guest spot on another site. Curtis from Growing Thumbs, [...]

Guest Appearance – Shelburne Farm By Drew

| October 8, 2007

Every Sunday I write a post linked to gardening and nature as part of Green Thumb Sunday and over the weeks I have visited lots of excellent sites, learnt many gardening facts and viewed stunning photography that has left me inspired. One of the sites I visit every week and am in awe of is [...]

Guest Appearance – Giving The Pigs A Treat By Steve

| October 1, 2007

This weeks guest appearance is a true story from my husband Steve’s childhood, although he won’t want his family to know as he told me that I am the first person he has ever told this story to – let’s just hope that they are not reading this right now! When I was a young [...]