Like clockwork, the weeks and the seasons synchronised with each other and the farm continued on with it’s now familiar cycle of life. Learning from last year’s successes and challenges, we repeated what had worked well for us and tweaked the things which we had found not so good. We still had some seeds packedContinue reading “Ground-Breaking Progress …”
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Slowly but Surely!
Who would have thought back in January 2020 when we first heard of a new virus, the devastating effect it would have. The speed at which the coronavirus has spread around the world has shocked us all, with almost everyone being affected in some way or another. With the uncertainty around Brexit back in DecemberContinue reading “Slowly but Surely!”
For the past six months we have stuck rigidly to both the UK and Portuguese guidelines and restrictions. Although this has meant that we have felt much safer and less anxious about the Coronavirus, it has not been without it’s downsides. We have not been able to explore the local area, meet our neighbours, startContinue reading “All Change!”
We Love to go a wandering …..
The Portuguese government have taken reducing the risk of Covid extremely seriously with curfews, early closing of shops, not being able to travel through municipalities and stopping and fining people who are found to be flaunting the rules. Obviously it is achieving the desired result, the R rate has dramatically reduced and with it cameContinue reading “We Love to go a wandering …..”
Preparing to Lockdown
It is difficult to comprehend the magnitude of the current global pandemic when we are on the farm as we don’t really see anyone from day to day. In fact, apart from the farmer on the opposite plot coming twice a day to see to his sheep, we hardly see any passing traffic. Raphael sentContinue reading “Preparing to Lockdown”