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A New Warden at Shallowford

A New Warden at Shallowford

I’m sitting at my desk fully intending to write an amusing and informative article –  but it’s far too easy to ‘lift my eyes to the quiet hills’ and watch the clouds scudding through a blue sky. The birds are …

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Will goes up before the Judge

Will goes up before the Judge

  Dear all, We finally got Will up before the judge! Well done to Johnny for setting in up, and who knows where it may lead. Useful too to see how relatively straightforward such an outreach exercise is. For the …

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Changes at Shallowford

Changes at Shallowford

  Having worked at Shallowford for many years now I have seen several changes but all for the good. Shallowford has always been, and still is, a place where you can find God in the centre of all things, a …

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City to Farm Sponsored Cycle 2019

City to Farm Sponsored Cycle 2019

It’s going to be a tough ride. Between 25-29 August 2019, up to 12 friends and supporters of the Shallowford Trust and Providence House Youth Club will cycle the 250 miles from Battersea to Dartmoor. We’re not asking you to …

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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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What Wonderful Wet Women

The age range was huge ( 27 – 78) and the backgrounds varied, yet they all came from Battersea to the farm with a common goal – to immerse themselves in the beauty of Dartmoor – and it rained!!!!!DSC_0165

It didn’t matter. We wrapped ourselves in waterproofs and wellies and went out and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We jumped in puddles; explored the river, stones and driftwood; lay amongst the bracken; watched the dog swimming for sticks and got soaking wet!

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Having dried off and fed well went spent time potting plants, making candles from clay and reed stems, painting our reflections from the morning.

 

Stanley the lamb featured regularly throughout each day, pleading starvation and bleating to be fed despite his generous girth! He even climbed into the van to satisfy his hunger – or is it greed!!!!20150503_084623

 

 

All through the weekend we considered the book of Ruth and how our lives link to hers, how God provided over and above her wildest dreams.20150503_130037

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