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About Pete Vickerton

Umpteenth generation peasant...scratching out a living in the wild lands of East Yorkshire, England with beef, sheep, arable. Cricket enthusiast, occasional wordsmith, but mostly recognised for my over use of full stops...

Farm Diaries

Dodging ewes and mud: Lessons from my grandad

Farmer Pete Vickerton recalls an early lesson from his grandad – dodging a gauntlet of hungry ewes intent on tripping…

Farm Diaries

Lambing is a serious business – musings of a farmer

Lambing time is a serious business; the harvest time of the shepherd’s calendar. It’s a time of hard work, tiredness,…