Blog posts tagged with 'autumn'
There is nothing like the old favourites - read this one aloud, it sounds so like Brinsop at this time of year. To Autumn, by J Keats Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness! Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eaves run; To bend with apples the moss’d cottage-trees, And fill all fruit… read more on Autumn brings out the poet in all of us
As autumn approaches and thoughts turn to winter, we start to prepare Brinsop for the cold. The oil is bought and the logs are split and sorted. The chimneys are swept and supplies of grit and salt are ordered just in case! We make sure that the windows are all closed securely and any drafts are sealed off. The Agas are turned on and the whole place… read more on The magic of autumn at Brinsop
It made it to the barn. It nearly didn’t. After the most ridiculously wet summer, the wheat we had standing in the fields was looking very sad and sorry for itself. Shrivelled and struggling, it valiantly stood up to those atrocious elements until the day the combine saved it. 20% down on last year's yield has meant we all might pay more for our food but it… read more on Harvest