Farmer-On-Wheels

A photo of a girl (Holly) in an electric wheelchair with elevated legs, lunging a light bay horse in a grass field.

This started off as an appreciation post for my new power-chair, but it’s become so much more. I hope you’ll bear with me, as I think it’s an important topic to cover whatever your current health status. I’m sure it’ll come as no surprise that farms and faulty health aren’t exactly a match made in […]

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Farm Life: Spring

A close up of yellow flowering oilseed rape with blue sky overhead.

Hello again, it seems we’re in June; how did that happen!? So, it must be time to settle down and write Spring’s farm update! Farm life means living with the seasons, in-tune to Mother Nature, and in no season is that more apparent than this. Spring always reminds me of the quote, “nature does not […]

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M.E. Awareness Week

A collage of 3 photos, headshots of the same girl. Photo 1: A girl smiling at the camera, with shoulder length brown hair, wearing a purple t-shirt with white text saying “It’s real, it’s physical, it’s M.E.”. Photo 2: Same girl, sat upright in a chair, wearing orange tinted glasses and a brown top, holding a sign saying “Can you see me now, millions missing, Holly, 23”. Photo 3: same girl in bed in the dark with dark glasses on and an ice pack on her forehead.

This week is M.E. Awareness Week, culminating in M.E. Awareness Day on Sunday, (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/CFS; although, that name feels a bit like calling a flood a ‘chronic puddle’, but that’s a debate for another time). I was going to let it pass by without saying anything. I worry about […]

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Pineapple, Coconut & Banana Crumble

A cooked crumble in a round, white dish. The background is a tablecloth with a sunflower pattern on.

*I’d better start this with a disclaimer- I am not a food blogger, my talents lie in the eating, not the styling or photographing (as I’m sure this blog post will make abundantly clear).* Hello again! Anybody else wondering where April has gone, or is it just me? Although, can you really call it April […]

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An Ode To The Mothers

A group of brown and black cows and a brown calf looking at the camera from the other side of a barbed wire fence in a grass field.

As today is Mother’s Day, and since we are in the middle of calving so there’s a constant source of inspiration at the moment, I thought I would dedicate this blog post to profiling 10 types of Mothers you can find in a herd of cows. So, from the wonderful to the wonderfully incompetent, here […]

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A Letter To The ‘Doers’

A wooden table top with blank paper and a pen and black coffee in a white mug.

This blog post is a bit of a personal one, it’s something which has been on my mind for quite some time. I feel like it’s something we all need reminding of every now and then, I know I certainly do, so I thought I would finally get it off my chest. Here goes… A […]

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Farm Life: Winter

A close up of frosty grass.

Here is the first instalment of a four part series, where I plan to introduce you to each season on the farm. You’re in for a bit of a long one, so you might want to grab yourself a hot drink and a comfy seat. To kick us off, this is Winter… December December clearly […]

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A Flat of One Bedroom

A background of blue forget-me-nots with the words “adapt to thrive, not just to survive.”

What if I told you I could cook a roast dinner without leaving my bedroom? My room is more of a flat than a bedroom, it’s got everything you need to survive for at least a couple of weeks, including portable kitchen appliances. Like they say, when life gives you lemons, buy a mini oven […]

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Routines of Winter

Landscape photo of a misty sky over a frosty grass field.

I love winter. The crisp, frosty mornings, cosy nights snuggled up in front of the television with the dogs, hearty casseroles and mince pies, fresh out of the oven (yes, it’s acceptable to eat them in January and February, well, it is in this house). I know many who wouldn’t agree and long for the […]

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