Wild, wet and windy

Go Local Food snowy fieldsRemember those balmy days at the end of February where we all thought that this year would not see anything like the beast from the east of 2018?

Well didn’t the weather change this week? Ian had to put in an extra flying visit to secure the doors on various poly tunnels on Wednesday evening after the gales. He declared it not much of a week for outside work and remarked that he was giving an extra hand as shepherd to one of his neighbours during their lambing period which was not going well at the time of talking.

Yesterday the rivers escaped their banks along the Tyne Valley and flood warnings were issued. Snow that has happened elsewhere in the district overnight Friday to Saturday seemed not to have settled more than briefly locally. Think we were too early in thinking no beast from the east type weather this year.