Goodbye Winter, hello sunshine!

After what seemed like a never ending Winter, it seems that Spring has finally arrived. Just three weeks ago we were battling freezing temperature in the lambing shed. Pipes were frozen, snow was swirling around us and the lambs were queing up for their turn under the heat lamp. This week we have enjoyed blue skies and wonderful sunshine with temperatures reaching 24 degrees. We've been swimming in the pool while the ewes and lambs soak up the sun in the fields. The garden has burst into bloom, the hedges are white with blossom and the verges scattered with cowslips.