Blackthorn Blog

10/09/2011 - Summer

It's been another good summer with the Lodges. We've had celebrations, another wedding after ours with guests coming from abroad, birthdays and anniversaries. Guests have returned for further visits (I think the record is 7 times) and we have had lots of new ones. It's really been a pleasure meeting you all and we hope you have had a great stay.

Things have been getting back to normal on the farm with the barn once again being used for the sheep, weaning the lambs, trimming toe nails and back ends, spraying and innoculating....great fun!!! The cockeral was being a bit agressive so has been rehomed (no, not in the oven) with Jean, our cleaner who has an allottment. And we're starting to think about whether we need to buy a new tup this year or if we can manage to sort the ewes out and buy one next year.

We also moved into our new office. It's where the games room used to be and we are still licking it into shape. We have moved desks and the computer system in and have managed to bring a lot of the stuff needed for the Lodges (bedding,towels,cleaning products, spare items etc)into the store area so we are beginning to see a difference in the house. It's not finished by a long way and our dining room is still very cluttered but we're making inroads, slowly but surely, and we hope to be able to have a meal in there again very soon !!!

 

 

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Mike and Rita Corrigan, Blackthorn Gate, Eastfields Farm, Nunthorpe, Nr Stokesley, North Yorkshire TS7 0PB
Tel: 01642 324496
Fax: 01642 713389