Tudor Monastery Farm Episode 4

| December 5, 2013

Tudor Monastery Farm Episode 4

Here are my scribbled notes from last night’s episode of Tudor Monastery Farm… It is now July at the farm and the team are over half way through their time there. The pea crop is in flower and should produce a good harvest, the barley is thriving and so are the sheep and pigs. Farming […]

Tudor Monastery Farm Episode 3

| November 28, 2013

Tudor Monastery Farm Episode 3

Here are my notes from last night’s episode of Tudor Monastery Farm. Apologies for bits I’ve missed… It’s now late spring at the farm and the team have been running the farm as tenant farmers for two months. They’ve bred from their Tamworth pigs, the sheep have been sheared and the fleeces sold, and they’ve […]

Mos Monasteriorum – Guest Post by David Rayner

| November 25, 2013

Mos Monasteriorum – Guest Post by David Rayner

Today, we have a guest post from David Rayner, who spent many years re-enacting the life of a Benedictine monk and who has vast knowledge of monastic life. I began corresponding with David when he commented on my articles on the series Tudor Monastery Farm and I’m so pleased that he agreed to write this […]