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Looking ahead – the Cycle Ride is coming up!!!

Looking ahead – the Cycle Ride is coming up!!!

It is going to be a very busy year for the team with many more groups coming to enjoy the farm, learn from the animals and immerse themselves in the wild spaces around us. Please do keep an eye on …

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Mums and Daughters enjoy the farm

Ten of them came and spent a wonderful few days of quality time with each other. As well as working with the animals and walking on the moors, there were many deep discussions around relationships and the meaning of True …

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Wonderful Work Party

A select few came once again and blessed us all here at the farm with energy, enthusiasm and muscle power! As always the list of tasks was long but they stuck at it and produced plenty of fire wood stacked …

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Let it Snow, let it snow

For 5 days at the end of January we hunkered down and enjoyed that wonderful silence that comes with the snow. It was so beautiful, so quiet and so annoying!!! It must be my age – love it for a …

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Praise the Lord for New Beginnings

It is difficult to believe that the decision shared with the Trustees last September is about to be fulfilled.It is all very surreal, with only a few weeks left here at Shallowford after 5 exciting years. It is a decision …

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Looking backward, moving forward

Well, Happy New Year to everyone.

A time to reflect on the past year – highs and lows – to thank God for them all, to learn from them and move on.


Boys gathered around a smokey campfire toasting marshmallows in the darkso many highs, most of them resulting from the wonderful visitors with whom we have been so fortunate to share Shallowford. Thank you to them all for coming to share with us.

one or two lows as people who have contributed and loved Shallowford have died. Yet we can but celebrate as they are now praising in Heaven. Thank you for all they shared.

Mother and son pourong over a stream sampling traywe have learnt so much, to appreciate the beauty that surrounds us, to recognize the hidden gifts in those who think they have none, to love every sort of person, to listen and to adapt. Thanks you for teaching us.

Young peolpe climbing the sprawling willow in the wet woodlandwhat does the year hold? Only He knows but it is looking exciting with all the groups planned into the calendar and the architects busy. We can only hold His hand and walk forward knowing that He is in charge.  Thank you.

(Thank you Robert for the title!)

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Job 34:14

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