On the 28th of May 2017 I walked out of Church with my Wife and best friend on my arm, 2016 had thrown us many challenges I was diagnosed with Bowel Cancer in May and through my journey we both realised that aside from health we wanted nothing more than to be married. Thanks to … More A year in the making
In just 15 Days I get to marry my best friend, and finally get to say My Wife can’t wait to make you the happiest girl in my world x
New addition to our Granary Farm Stay, We are now able to add a salt water Hot Tub to your Stay http://bit.ly/FarmStayOptions
Let us start with apologies for not updating you sooner, but lambing on the farm has a habit of taking over everything on until it’s done. Lambing We have had an exceptional year with a high number of triplets, which unfortunately means feeding those lambs taken off their mother because they can only feed … More Oaks Barn Farm New additions for the coming season.
So tonight some six months on, it’s hard to share the hidden side, but whilst being Cancer free, in the late side of the evening, having had a lovely day, it is difficult to recognise the hard reality of this recovery. Whilst irrigation affords for the most part freedom and independence from a colostomy bag, … More Bowel Cancer-It’s OK to cry.
Well today I met with my consultant, this time under happier circumstances the last time I was in this room, I was sore, having stitches removed and was still unsure of the future. Today I am cancer free and talking of the future, once again I have written a letter to my Consultant, this time … More 6 Months On
“I wasn’t just another body for him to deal with- I’m a farmer” In the first of a new series to raise health awareness, Emily Scaife meets Wayne Smith – a bowel cancer survivor who is keen to spread awareness of the disease within the farming community. “Before I went into hospital I wanted the … More Oaks Barn Farm Farmers Guardian Feature
If you’re looking for a nice British pub, with good food and beer, then look no further. I spent the afternoon with the family here, having Sunday lunch and enjoying the British summer. via #BEDIA: The Broom Tavern, Broom, Warwickshire (Day 21) — An Intrepid Insight Within Easy Reach of Oaks Barn Farm, Experience the Beauty … More Visit Broom Tavern
We had a nice weekend break away from the pains and stresses of buying a house, in the lovely city of Worcester. Even though there was quite a bit of rain while we were there, which seems to be the running theme to our adventures of 2016, we still enjoyed ourselves and here’s five reasons […] … More A Visitors View
https://videopress.com/embed/jwMxOIFY?hd=0&autoPlay=0&permalink=0&loop=0 When we bought the farm we were anticipating retirement. We had an initial five year business plan. A plan which did not include a live in farm manager; we were firm in our commitment to protect our privacy. A plan which did not include a new construction project; we were firm in our commitment … More Not Our Farm but we have something in common