ploughing match

Many times I’ve cycled past by chance but have never stopped. So when I discovered one of the island’s ploughing matches beforehand, into the diary it went.      I’m really pleased I did, a lovely countryside event to brighten a grey Saturday. Living in town it is easy to forget just how rural we … More ploughing match

county show

It must be the height of summer when the Isle of Wight County Show is in town. We were incredibly lucky with the weather; showers forecast all day but not a drop fell, just sunshine and high rising clouds. I love the show, with the best of the rural Wight spread across the sloping fields. I’m … More county show