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  • Joined Aug 2020
« on: August 30, 2020, 05:17:43 pm »
Hi everyone. We're a little late to the party, in our 50s and first timers to land holding. We've 8 acres across 3 fields. 5 sheep, 2 ponies and 5 dogs. We're in Fochabers by Elgin Moray and on a vertical rather than a learning curve! Hoping there's nice helpful people on here.


  • Joined Nov 2015
  • Kernow: either over-crowded or villages left half-empty.
Re: Hello
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2020, 05:20:01 pm »
Hi @smithm31.  There are absolutely loads of nice helpful people on here.  Welcome into the fold !
« Last Edit: August 31, 2020, 05:29:52 pm by arobwk »


  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
    • The Accidental Smallholder
Re: Hello
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2020, 07:38:03 pm »
Hello and welcome  :wave: from  :sunshine: Carnoustie.


  • Joined Aug 2014
  • Conwy
Re: Hello
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2020, 08:48:00 pm »
Hi from North Wales, welcome


  • Joined Feb 2011
  • Cornwall
  • Rarely short of an opinion but I mean well
    • Trelay Cohousing Community
Re: Hello
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2020, 09:56:04 pm »
Never too late, they say!  lol

Plenty take it up in their 50s or thereabouts, myself included.  (Bought a moorland farm aged 49.  Well, I didn't like the purple hats I looked at ;p )

Lots of advice on here, and lots of people to cheer you on if you ever need it.

What sheep do you have?  Shall you :spin: their fleece?
Don't listen to the money men - they know the price of everything and the value of nothing

Live in a cohousing community with small farm for our own use.  Dairy cows (rearing their own calves for beef), pigs, sheep for meat and fleece, ducks and hens for eggs, veg and fruit growing


  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
    • ScotHebs
Re: Hello
« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2020, 11:57:15 pm »
Hello and welcome from the edge of the Southern Uplands  :wave:   TAS is famous for helpful people  ;D
"Let's not talk about what we can do, but do what we can"

There is NO planet B - what are YOU doing to save our home?

Do something today that your future self will thank you for - plant a tree

 Love your soil - it's the lifeblood of your land.

Lesley Silvester

  • Joined Sep 2011
  • Telford
Re: Hello
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2020, 11:19:20 pm »
Hi and welcome from beautiful Shropshire. TAS is absolutely the best place to come for advice and support.


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