Uphilldowndale

Watching nature take its course, from the top of a hill in northern England

Cut, Muck and Roll

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The field was mown, and basked in sun, once it was rowed up and baled there was haste to get it wrapped and off the field, we’ve had some dramatic storms and torrential rain.  The contractors worked through the night, it was about four thirty AM when they came into our field.

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My patch of meadow flowers in the foreground is left for Mr Uphilldowndale to cut with his precious scythe, when it has fully seeded.

Today the field was mucked, Spud was delighted.

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Author: uphilldowndale

Watching the rhythm of rural life, from the top of a hill in northern England. Having spent most of my life avoiding writing, I now need to do it! I am no domestic goddess, but if I were expecting visitors to my home, I would whisk round with the duster and plump up the cushions and generally make the place look presentable. I hope that by putting my words where others may see them it will encourage me to ‘tidy up and push the Hoover around’ my writing. On the other hand I may just be adding to the compost heap. Only time will tell! Pull up a chair, sit yourself down, I’ll put the kettle on.

5 thoughts on “Cut, Muck and Roll

  1. It is always fun to see Spud at work.

  2. Oy! Spudmuck the happiest dog of all! Fields look great 🙂

  3. Quite a few bales there to pick up. They should be happy with that. Loving your photos BTW.

  4. Spud’s antics made me laugh out loud. xx

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