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Sporting Hares Ascot Wellingtons | #TreatYourFeet

October 2, 2015

“Abi.. you have post!” That one sentence is music to my ears. With it being ‘that’ time of the year again (rain, rain and more rain).  My day (and my feet) was brightened up by the arrival of Sporting Hares Ascot Wellington Boots. Rolo was pretty excited to see what was inside the box too. Pictured are Sporting Hares Ascot Wellingtons in Electric Blue. The Ascot boots come in four different colours; Nautical Blue, Electric Blue, Cherry Red and Apple…

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Farming Review – Spring 2015

It’s great to welcome back, James Milnes, of @RuralPics with a spring 2015 farming roundup.   Sugar Beet Since we last met the sugar beet campaign continued but is now all but done, reports are generally of good yields and good sugars across a number of…

April 21, 2015
Sheep farmer Sophie Arlott

4 Michelin Stars for Shepherdess Sophie Arlott

Lincolnshire Shepherdess, Sophie Arlott, supplies native breeds to four Michelin-starred restaurants. Based on a small, idyllic farm in the Lincolnshire countryside, mother-of-two Sophie has been producing Lavinton Lamb from her flock of native breed sheep for the past ten years.   Mix of native…

January 2, 2015
2014 farming round up

2014 Farming Review

This month, we are reflecting on what 2014 has presented us with, both in the farming industry and within wider rural industries. This week, James Milnes, of @RuralPics looks at the big issues the farming industry has faced this year, with a 2014 farming review.   A soggy start…

December 2, 2014

Sheepish Sophie’s Monthly Round-Up

This week we are proud to introduce derbyshire sheep farmer, Sophie Barnes, to the blog.  Sophie will be blogging monthly on the trials and tribulations of running her own flock of sheep. Here’s Sophie’s first post on what’s been on her farming agenda! Escapees! Escapee sheep…

October 20, 2014
David Brown 25D

A Tractor Fit For 007 – David Brown 25D

Pictured is our dear old David Brown 25D. What you may not know is that the manufacturing and design of this little tractor was influenced by the same man that went on to buy Aston Martin in 1947 and then influence and create one…

September 29, 2014
Ladies in farming

Ladies in Farming

Men working the farm and women providing background support, on hand with tea and cake – a common notion right?  Sure this still pervades the industry with a degree of prominence, however today younger women are coming to the fore.  No longer are women…

September 19, 2014