Tag Archives: Fundraising

May already!

So. April came and went, as it aways does and always will. I wasn’t wrong to think we had a drought – here in the UK it was one of the driest (and coldest) Aprils on record. The climate crisis … Continue reading

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Different weeks

I decided this month was going to be a month of catch-ups. With the end of lockdown approaching (we hope…) my time is going to be more in demand and there will be less unallocated time to play with. Back … Continue reading

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Goodbye February, hello March!

I know, we’re already a third of the way through March. I’m late. Sorry about that. I looked through my photos from February to remind myself where the month went. I can see I walked a lot, most days. I … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 22 (Saturday)

And another weekend has rolled around. Our last one in (this) lockdown, though the differences between lockdown and what comes next will be slight. Especially for those of us who are disinclined to do whatever we’re ‘allowed’ to do, and … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 4

It’s the weekend, different rules apply. An enjoyable relaxed time, especially after that announcement yesterday afternoon. Not a moment too soon. Concerned about what happens next, but let’s allow ourselves some time to bask in the knowledge that one particular … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: back in self isolation again

 Just at the point when I’d at last recovered from whatever it was, we got a phone call from a family member. He and his partner both felt unwell on Tuesday and got tested – both tested positive. Fortunately neither … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: more adventures online, and a major fundraising push

Saturday again, but sadly no trip to the Farmers’ Market this week again (but something to look forward to doing again next week). This morning we had our first-ever online AGM for the Farm.  Normally our AGMs are a great … Continue reading

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Not running the Bath Half Marathon (and raising money for Bath City Farm)

To anyone who knows me this will not be news.  I haven’t run for over a year now, and all my good intentions have so far come to naught.  It’s many years since I last ran a half marathon, and … Continue reading

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Money matters

Below is a post originally published on the Bath City Farm blog.  I thought you might find it interesting – I’m sure the issues raised apply to all small charities and community groups.  I hope it illustrates our struggles to … Continue reading

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Five (good) things on Friday

OK I know it’s Saturday now not Friday, but I have a fix for that: Six on Saturday.  Which as it happens works perfectly, because I couldn’t post this week without mentioning no.6. Practicing optimism: two people I care a … Continue reading

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