Archive for August, 2020

Laurel View on Lockdown #Log 20

Monday, August 24th, 2020

I will be honest, I never expected to still be writing this blog after 10 weeks, never mind 20! To say this year has been a little unpredictable seems like a minor understatement. We are certainly not out of the woods yet, but slowly we are edging towards a more ‘normal’ way of life. It […]

Laurel View on Lockdown #Log 19

Sunday, August 16th, 2020

Despite my right thigh looking like it has been attacked by a paintball gun due to my collection of cleg bites, I must admit, it has been an unusually nice week weather wise here. A major bonus of the bliss sunshine was that we FINALLY finished our first cut of haylage/silage, only a month or […]

BHS Stage 4 Training Day

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

BHS Ireland are running a BHS Stage 4 Training Day with Mark Robinson Stage 5 Performance Coach Pre-booking is essential via BHS Ireland Susan Spratt,  BHS Manager for Northern Ireland & Republic of Ireland  e: t: 0044(0)07808141079 w: The cost per person per day is £90 or equivalent in euro. Pay by Paypal […]

Laurel View on Lockdown #Log 18

Sunday, August 9th, 2020

Surprise, surprise. I’m about to talk about the weather AGAIN! This week’s weather has been more erratic than Connie our classically moody mare. One minute it is pouring out of the heavens as if the big man upstairs forgot to turn the tap off (clearly, he’s not having to pay any NI water bills) before […]

Laurel View on Lockdown #Log 17

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020

                Whilst the work never eases for our hard-working employees and Saturday volunteers, time seems to have slowed for new best buds Marvin and Johnny, as they have been blissfully enjoying their time together. Getting on as if they are in a soppy romcom, this duo spend each […]