Monthly Archives: August 2014

Forgotten Orchard

Came across an old plum orchard in Colne, Huntingdon, England. A footpath went alongside a field edge, all along this footpath there were plum trees, all different varieties, back in to the field other plum trees were clearly visible. All neglected trees on very old stumps, clearly a former orchard. The plums were a very […]

Changing Times

When we moved here forty odd years ago this was primarily a dairy farming area. Small herds of milking cows with lots of grassy pastures. I have suddenly realised that this years the very last couple of milking herds have gone, pastures ploughed up and now put down to some food crop. Fair enough, farmers […]