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Foula: Edge of the World

The ancient Romans thought Foula was Ultima Thule, a place beyond the borders of the known world. Michael Powell used the island as a stand-in for St Kilda in his 1937 film… 72 more words

Travel

What the hay?

After a cool and very wet spring (that followed an especially wet and waterlogged winter), summer hit us this weekend with a blast of tropical heat. 1,557 more words

Miscellaneous - Nature, Weather, Etc.

Lambing Season 2017 - Part 2

So 3 ewes (out of 8) had lambed, with 4 babies on the ground so far. Next up was N-Kerry, who quietly presented me with a simply beautiful little white ewe. 1,239 more words

Dogs And Other Critters

It's Hay Time: First Cutting 2017

The weather finally cooperated so we were able to bale hay last weekend! Our first cutting yielded 220 bales.  We bought a new to us hay elevator, too.

Farm

Lambs @ MacFinn Farm 2017!

As you may know, I only breed my ewes every other year. And due to my lung thing and overall poor health because of it, I skipped last year too.  1,767 more words

Dogs And Other Critters

It's Spring...?

Roo, Roo, Roo your sheep… a first for me. One less sheep for the shearer to shear. A great learning experience!

Farm

J&S Staff Profile: Jan Robertson

Second post in a series about the people behind Jamieson & Smith.

Jan works in the wool store all year round. Between July to October she grades wool which comes in from over 600 local crofters and farmers. 324 more words