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Bales, bales, bales…

Having been woken up at 6.30 this morning by what sounded suspiciously like a rave party about 10 miles down the road (yes, we do get rave parties in the Alps,) I decided to do the rounds of our fields and see … Continue reading

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Hay day

With all the storms, torrential rain, hail and flooding that we have had since the beginning of April, we were starting to wonder if we would ever manage to cut the hay, let alone bale it. But here they are … Continue reading

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The hay bale that wanted to roll

See this field? It looks fairly innocuous doesn’t it, just another, flattish field, in front of an old, abandoned farmhouse. Anyone can see that the hay just needs a quick run through the baler and then the farmer can head home for … Continue reading

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