Elsewhere on the estate, our industrious young people continued to make a difference. The Saturday Club spent last weekend re-locating a newly built chicken coop (we’re sure the Lincolnshire Buffs will be grateful!) and putting away a whole trailer’s worth of logs. They also enjoyed an enrichment talk from our resident master distiller, Tristan Jørgensen. While the team were all too young to sample his wares, they were suitably refreshed by his insights into building a business and creating a range of fine, widely praised gins.
Finally, Kath Brown’s memoir, ‘My Days’, has been very well received. Its evocation of life in the Lincolnshire Wolds in the first half of the 20th-century has resonated very strongly with readers across our region and beyond. We’ve just published the third of eight instalments, in which Kath talks about her first days in service, and her brother’s role in building the mighty Chain Home radar towers at Stenigot – one of which survives as a familiar Wolds landmark.