Pig farm

“Crossing the border into Norfolk I saw my first pig farm and, until I spotted the almost invisible electric fence, I was impressed that they didn’t just wander off up the lane as there seemed to be nothing to keep them in. The dry bare soil extended almost to...

Hippie Campsite

‘“Would you like to camp over there?” asked the farmer pointing to a thin patch of grass. “That looks like it’s just been reseeded,” I replied. To be honest I was surprised that a farmer would offer me such a spot as the grass looked so delicate and thin that I...

Neil Oliver

Last week I was out with my muse and we attended Neil Oliver’s lecture tour in which he talks about his new book The Story of the British Isles in 100 Places. (Smiley face) Apart from the fact that he’s a historian, and a top bloke to boot, what was interesting was...