Monthly Archives: January 2014

Scythe Association of Britain & Ireland


It was that time of year again when SABI holds its winter meeting- being Health & Safety Officer I had to attend; not a problem as John Letts always has a warm and welcoming house. It’s also nice to meet … Continue reading

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Stop Press: it’s raining AGAIN


A lot of rain has fallen in the East but give a thought to those in the West

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CAFG


The Cambridgeshire Archaeology and Field walking Group, (CAFG) have been very active over the years on Wimpole Estate. Last weekend they came to Wimpole to allow staff, volunteers and the general public see what they have done and found out … Continue reading

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Fairy dust


A day at Cobbs Wood Farm for the pole lathers- fortunately it was not raining but it was a tad cold. Everyone was busy making all sorts of items and Paul was learning how to use the pole lathe – … Continue reading

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So that’s what the gardeners have been up to !


Pretty gopping weather of late. We got caught in one of the downpours while planting trees in the parkland and retreated for a warming cup of tea. On the way, who should we find scurrying back to the gardens with … Continue reading

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Today’s weather was extreme, here are some of the better parts of the day while planting trees in the park


Some wet rainy clouds then some sunny and dry periods    

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Mud, mud galore


Sunday morning, bright and early and having a cup of tea in the East Flat… hello, what’s going on by those trees? Out with the binos and guess who’s out there? It’s Alan, John and a mate. Had two cups … Continue reading

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The folly in late afternoon


Driving up Oddy Dod lane had to stop and take this photo, it wasn’t raining!!!!!!!

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Wimpole Hall in the morning light


Frosty morning with clear bright skies but you have to get up early to see this

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Rain, rain, rain… when will it stop?


The weather has been particularly and decidedly wet and miserable and Saturday wasn’t going to be any different judging by the weather forecast- that meant we would be in for a hard day teaching the age old art of ferreting; … Continue reading

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