Monthly Archives: August 2015

A Welsh Whetstone Holiday in Snowdonia

There is something particularly satisfying about the feel and action of a good natural stone which a coarse synthetic cannot match. Simon Fairliesā€™ article in Windrow 9 (Feb 2015) highlighted the endangered status of quality natural whetstones, particularly two favourite … Continue reading

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Alone in heaven with the Queen

Originally posted on Wympole & Wratsworth:
A beautiful valley near Frumoasa and this was the view we had while mowing Mowing first thing Well we were in for a treat the next day as Laszlo Demeter (oh no Harry Potter…

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Thirty acres mown in five hours, result

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Five men went to mow a meadow Hay barn So after three days it was up the mountain to mow a meadow, actually about 30 acres, seriously we mowed 30 acres in about five…

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The homestead

Originally posted on Wympole & Wratsworth:
Mowing Sultan and his family After seeing Prince Charles farm it was off up into the mountains further east were we stayed in the Grimes valley. TheĀ Csango people who live in the Gyimes Valley…

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Shepherds, bears & boy did we get lost

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Lost Timmy and Gingers fault! Our little trip to Romania started off in the Hotel Concrete! actually it was a very smart hotel made of, yes concrete, well recommended. Then our mini bus we…

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