• The Farm

    When you have “a shit lambing”

    With the longest day already on the horizon it feels like a lifetime ago since I was lambing, and I am glad of it. I usually look forward to lambing and have the same excitement for it as I did as a child at Christmas but without any glimmer of doubt this year has been the worst lambing season I have ever had. I know that sounds terribly dramatic, but it was. I am no optimist; I am a dedicated realist and I knew that the time had come for me to have “a shit lambing”. This post isn’t so much for me to dwell on the lambing I had,…