Entries Tagged as 'Pictures'

The Big Thaw

29th January 2013 · No Comments

Thankfully the snow has finally disappeared and life in the Peak district can return to normal. School Lane is no longer a bobsleigh run and the hens can safely traverse their pen from the coop to the trampoline. Before the big melt yesterday, we had a huge dump of snow on Friday night and so […]

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Peak District Super Moon

21st March 2011 · No Comments

This weekend, we were treated to the wonderful sight of the moon, closer to Earth than at any time in the last 20 years, floating over Ecton Hill.   A few drifting clouds added to the atmosphere and it was actually warm enough to be able to stay outdoors for more than a few minutes! […]

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The Blustery Peak District

3rd February 2011 · No Comments

Walking Molly up on Revidge today, the skies were so representative of the weather in the Peak District, I thought I’d take a couple of snaps. We get so many days like this in winter (and sadly for much of the rest of year too!). Blustery with stiff winds zooming in through the valleys from […]

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The Thaw Begins At Last

14th January 2010 · 1 Comment

After what seems like an age, the children have finally gone back to school and the thaw is setting in. These dripping icicles hanging from the Barn prove that the meltdown has started and the met office has forecast that temperatures should rise through the weekend. This is good news…

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Keeping Chickens Through The Winter

13th January 2010 · No Comments

The marvellous hens and chicken coop we bought from Moorlands Poultry Supplies at Bottomhouse last spring have been keeping us in eggs all winter so far. The hens are obviously a bit fed up with the snow as they never venture outside the coop, but we keep them topped up with warm water and layers […]

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