Blackthorn Blog

01/03/2010 - Where does the time go!!!

Gosh, where does the time go? This year is positively flying by.

We had a great Christmas and New Year. There was about 18" of snow fell over the period. It looked very picturesque and we had to pull a few cars out of the deep snow but everyone seemed to be snug and have a good time. We had a problem with the boiler in one of the Lodges but we quickly got it sorted thanks to Mike and our heating engineer Howard and thank you to Mike and Anna for being so calm and patient. It obviously didn't spoil their holiday as they have been back for another visit!!

We bought some hens towards the back end of last year, 6 Rhode Island Reds and 4 Wellsummers. We then adopted 2 pet hens which were pecking someone's garden to pieces. We've lost 2 so are back down to 10 but we now have a cockeral so we may hear the patter of tiny feet. They are laying well and there's nothing to beat a fresh free range egg for breakfast.

 

 

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Mike and Rita Corrigan, Blackthorn Gate, Eastfields Farm, Nunthorpe, Nr Stokesley, North Yorkshire TS7 0PB
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