Ferndene Farm Shop Is Open

This morning I received an e-mail from our brother-in-law, Ron Salinger, attaching this photograph of a ship’s boiler exposed on Highcliffe beach last Thursday, 9th April, at the town’s lowest tide of the year. It is probably from Grampus, a tug wrecked in the 1920s. Today the air was still hazy shortly before 9 a.m.Continue reading “Ferndene Farm Shop Is Open”

Avian Warfare

After a brief panic on the part of the deliveryman, we received a full tank of oil today. The operator couldn’t initially get his machine to work, so he spent some time, whilst we trembled in trepidation, tinkering with dials. Before the rain set in, I cut the grass and Jackie carried on clearing and tidying theContinue reading “Avian Warfare”