3 men and a lot of poo

Beautiful crisp morning today and we found the perfect job to get stuck into: a manure run. Four trailer loads getting on for a ton each, loaded and unloaded by hand ensured no one got cold. We debated the relative benefits of one man and his tele handler vs three men and their forks. The […]

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Granny says

I know we should never stop learning but there are some things, once learnt, we genuinely feel there can’t be much more to it than what we already know. Take putting logs on the fire for example. Once the fire is going and needs an additional log presumably we all know the routine: take one […]

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A glimpse of life at Sennicotts during WWII

In the early years of the Second World War a Norfolk girl from Upwell by the name of Kathleen Mary Chapman (W/10633) was posted with the ATS first to the Mitcham Road Barracks in Croydon (1939), before moving further South to Walberton House, West Sussex (1940), then briefly at Fifehead Manor in Hampshire before arriving […]

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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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More like it

After a wet start to our three days garden opening today the sun is shining. Remember everyone welcome and ALL proceeds go directly to charity. We are open Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd June 9:30-4:00. £4 entry. Real Coffee, Tea and homemade cakes also for sale.  

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