I came upon a group of children from Moffats school this morning. Strikingly, eight of them were yoked to a plough. They were taking part in a demonstration of just how challenging it is to plough a straight furrow (even in grass, not earth).
Later a lovely group of them visited me in the Shepherd Poet’s Hut, and we wrote a poem together. Thank you Tom, Harriet, Daisy, Joshua, Clara, Avril – and Kate, their teacher. Here they are, in front of the pigsty later, proudly holding their Acton Scott Farm Poem.
Here’s the first part of their poem: