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The Ryeland breed is renowned for the quality of its fleece. I am no expert but I am hoping to increase my knowledge by attending a fleece workshop run by CSSA in June and by…

DiaryLivestock / SheepTuesday 10 May, 2011


Late Christmas present

A late Christmas present was delivered for me today - an adjustable floor standing frame for my tapestry frame. I almost always have a wool tapestry on the go - sometimes they…

DiaryTAS / Anything goesFriday 4 January, 2008


Fleece angst

Bleh! I'm not good out of my comfort zone, although I should be used to it by now. Twenty sheep sheared a few weeks ago - 19 fleeces in boxes, comprising 7 from gimmers (one…

DiaryFood & Craft / SheepThursday 19 June, 2014


Wonderwool Wales

Join us at the Royal Welsh Showground in Builth Wells for the seventh Annual Wonderwool Wales Festival. It's your chance to enjoy a fantastic range of Welsh and British artisan…

EventFood & Craft / Shows and salesSaturday 27 April, 2013


A great Sunday morning job

The new grass has given our ewes the squits. Ryelands are very wooly sheep and consequently, the ewes bums were a bit messy. With the warm weather, we were getting concerned…

DiaryLivestock / SheepMonday 18 April, 2011


NSA Sheep 2014

The NSA Sheep Event on Wednesday July 30 at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire promises to be bigger and better than ever.Highlights will include an incredible…

EventLivestock / SheepWednesday 30 July, 2014


Fleece at the RHS

I entered three fleeces into the Royal Highland Show fleece classes - one white one and two coloured. We didn't win but we did get some useful comments and our marks…

DiaryLivestock / SheepSaturday 2 July, 2011


Keith Country Show

Great family day out. Small agricultural show. New classes for smallholders this year. New sheep classes are northern short-tail and rare hill and upland. Also new wool classes. …

EventSmallholding / Shows and salesSunday 7 August, 2016


Keith Show

Keith Show has introduced two new sheep classes for 2016.Thay have the backing of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust .The new classes are Northern Shortail and Rare Hill and…

EventMonday 8 August, 2016


Hurricane Bawbag

We are in the grip of Hurricane Bawbag. However, we seem to be less affected here than other parts of Scotland, so we're grateful for that. The animals seem fine. The…

DiarySmallholding / SmallholdingThursday 8 December, 2011

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