Hill Ewes Were Caught By The Drifts On The Riverbank

The Lambing That Sun Forgot : Spring 2013

I’m sitting here on the 22nd April 2013 (week four of lambing); there is a stiff breeze blowing outside but the sun is shining brightly. The TV is droning in the background and a couple of women are talking about how this day is the most popular day to start …

A Settled Pen of In-Lamb Ewes from Jim Fairlie

Me, The Lambing and Caitlin

Lambing is a bit like Marmite for me – March comes round and the thought of it looming across the hill makes me shudder. Sleep deprivation, physically demanding, painful, stressful and all-consuming. At least, that’s what I’m thinking about before we start – and then the first few lambs start to arrive, the adrenalin …