Monthly Archives: July 2014

Wimpole Hall – Eastern Counties Scythe Championships

Originally posted on Woodlandantics Blog:
The competition mowing season reaches its climax with the Eastern Counties Championships at Wimpole Hall. Simon Damant, Jim McVittie and the estate team at Wimpole Hall put a lot of effort into setting up a…

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Mr O’Reilly’s little tale of one man went to mow a meadow.

Originally posted on Wympole & Wratsworth:
The would be mower ‘What have you been doing this week?’ My hairdresser asked as a way of getting me talking. I thought for a moment and told her ‘I learnt to scythe.’ ‘As…

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scythe festival part two

Originally posted on Wympole & Wratsworth:
Breakfast and lovely and sunny The weather forecast for Sunday was good, may be a little rain in the afternoon, Sunday morning was lovely and sunny with blue sky, wow we were going to…

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Scythe festival part one

Originally posted on Wympole & Wratsworth:
The stable block where we hold the scythe festival Only a few days till the scything festival in front of the stable block, the grass was thick as I have ever seen it so…

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Mowing results for the seventh scythe festival at Wimpole

Originally posted on Wympole & Wratsworth:
? Phil Batten Here are the scores for the Eastern Counties 5 X 5 mowing competion for each quality point lost compared to the highest score there is a time penalty of 15 seconds…

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