Time capsule – sadly empty

The joy of undertaking any work at Sennicotts is you never know what you will find. This week while decorating a bedroom we discovered a builder in the 1960’s had been fuelled by Crosse & Blackwell Meat Soup (Beef). Only he hadn’t just enjoyed the contents but had instead carefully placed the empty tin under […]

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New friends

Thank you Suzi Baldwin and Hollywater Hens for our 8 new friends: 2 x Hybrid Blues 2 x Hybrid Light Sussex 2 x Hybrid Skylines 1 x Pure Breed Wheaten Moran 1 x Pure Breed Hollywater www.hollywaterhens.co.uk www.solwayrecycling.co.uk

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New PM

There was sense, while listening to our new Prime Minister’s maiden speech outside 10 Downing St, that we were all looking to her and her new cabinet to sort out all our problems.  The language is all about how ‘I will do…’ this and that. This is all good but somewhat at odds to leadership […]

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Never fails to make me happy

This is a difficult one to explain but without fail seeing or hearing our Guinea Fowl lifts my spirits. There is something unique about the Guinea Fowl. They are totally free and yet they know us, trust us and return every night after a day’s foraging. They go where they please. They are not the […]

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From Sennicotts to Syria

Taking some time today to pray at St Mary’s Sennicotts for the Syrian Refugee Crisis and issues in the region.   Beautiful day, beautiful place and a great job by the team preparing the church with guidance on how to process and how to pray for the tragic situations our fellow citizens of this world […]

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Grape mystery

If grapes help to make a party is it possible that a party can be used to make grapes? By no means do we know everything about every plant in the garden at Sennicotts. But some things we do know. For instance we know that the vine on the terrace does not produce grapes. We […]

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New lease of life for our garden machinery

I was checking out a go-karting expedition online this month and found myself browsing the company’s tech blog. In it they were discussing a problem they had with the 250,000ltrs of fuel they purchase each year. The go-karts kept loosing power and then stalling. This struck a chord as a number of our two-stroke engines […]

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