Sark: The island that needs a dairy farmer
Sark has been importing milk for over a year, and needs someone to bring over their dairy herd.
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For some, Greenwich Park is a place where students learn the art of rolling cigarettes amongst other things, and to others, the park is a place to take in the panoramic views of the river Thames and look over one of the last bastions of Bohemia- Greenwich Village. Located in South East London, the park […]
Through futuristic lens: Is it time to end USDA control of dairy promotion? By Sherry Bunting, Farmshine, March 29, 2019 “It’s not that the bad guy came and took it (fluid milk sales), it’s that us, the dairy industry collectively, did not keep growing and innovating and doing what we should do. Instead of getting […]
So, it’s Sunday morning, wall to wall blue skies, light breeze and flat seas. What to do? Yep, you’ve guessed it. Sail the twenty nautical miles to Sark and have an ‘al fresco’ lunch at La Sablonnerie.
This is my first post since mid May. Apologies for the absence of updates but there have been two very good reasons. Without going into details I’ve had a episode of ill health which has changed my priorities, but also I’ve had problems with space allocation on my blog. I purchased a large amount of […]
Living on Sark is a complete world away from my former life. No Netflix (poor wifi); no going to the movies on a whim; instant coffee; Brexit, Brexit and more Brexit; my early morning alarm is now a rooster; and my daily commute to work can be held up by friendly farm dogs. So, lessons […]
Last September, I stayed on a tiny island near Guernsey called Sark for a little over 3 weeks. I was volunteering to help set up a small Permaculture themed festival with music, local beer and workshops. My girlfriend enrolled on a Permaculture Design Course running up to the festival, taught by Aranya who was my […]
Sometimes beauty can be found in very unlikely places… Like a contaminated junk yard in South East London…
Mum, Chloe, Delph and I made our way out of the now, familiar Laban Building. Somehow the long journey getting here for Delph’s dance intensive has given us a stronger attachment to this place. That ‘look what we had to do to get here’ feeling. But it is still the UK: although it took us […]