Last week I was back in Kenya at the children’s centre (orphanage and school) that Cotswold Fayre supports on a monthly basis and with our charitable events. At our last ball in Summer 2014, a supplier present, said at the end of the evening that he would like to come with me next time I went. Thinking it was possibly due to the wine consumed, I wasn’t sure whether he was serious, but dropped him a line before Christmas when I knew I was going in February. To my surprise he was still up for it and the best thing about all this is that Laurence Harris is a dairy farmer, so has masses of knowledge to help with the farm I started here 20 months ago.
I met Laurence at Heathrow and discovered he had managed to check onto the plane a solar electric fence, with 50 posts and a kilometre of wire! This already seemed like it was going to be a different trip, and it has proved to be so far! (I may be back by the time you read this as getting a Wi-Fi signal here has its challenges and keeping the electrical devices charged also - thank God for the sun!) (more…)