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Ballynichol townland lies south of the town of Comber in County Down.   Local resident Lolly Spence, one of the first people to read this blog, suggested that I take a walk along Ballynichol Road. 446 more words



I’ve got a thing about bees inspite of having been stung a few times as a child – haven’t been since then as I’ve come to understand them. 545 more words

90% at three weeks - John van der Goes

It’s been nice to have contact from some of the people who read our blogs and hear how much they enjoy them.

Well, what’s been happening here? 440 more words


Spring has sprung, and so has the Poa annua - Brian Frost

Spring has finally arrived … along with some more rain, wind and sun! Thankfully the growth has kicked in over the last couple of weeks and we can get the spring burst of pasture we have been hanging out for. 590 more words


Looking back on calving - John van der Goes

Seems like just yesterday that I wrote my last blog, I guess that comes with age as I remember my parents saying the same thing. 513 more words


When Spring doesn't spring

Spring is the time of plenty and everything here is timed to match it.

And the grass grows like a weed, which we turn into… 613 more words


Late spring sonnet - Noldy Rust

Spring is here or is it not, sometimes cold and sometimes hot.

Grass is growing, open the round, next bloody minute it’s slowing down!

Fickle spring weather here again, a mix of sunshine, wind and rain. 524 more words