We are very sad to announce the passing of Gaby Grace – our longest-serving trustee and a very special friend and supporter of Denmark Farm. Having been a trustee since September 1997 – nearly 19 years – Gaby had a unique perspective and understanding of Denmark Farm – both the site itself and the history of … Continue reading Gaby Grace
Human beings are really good at seeing patterns – especially ones that we are already familiar with. This is why we identify faces in the clouds, on the fronts of cars and even on our pizzas! Once we have become familiar with a particular pattern, we find it easy to pick it out in the … Continue reading What do you see?
Here in west Wales we are blessed with beautiful countryside – woodlands and streams, hills and valleys, meadows and lakes. And not a single one of them is entirely natural. Our whole landscape has been influenced by people. We have farmed it, harvested wood from it, built on it, planted things on it and generally … Continue reading Not as natural as you might think
Many thanks to everyone involved in our Grand Winter Raffle – the first time we’ve attempted such a thing! We raised £700 from ticket sales as well as additional donations at each of the craft events. This sort of fundraising is really important for a small charity like The Shared Earth Trust, but more than … Continue reading Grand Winter Raffle
A recent walk around the reserve revealed several unexpected visitors. Strolling through the woods we spotted something in the distance: Closer inspection revealed some magical activity… We were hoping to see evidence of dormice, but the species we found was rather different: The roundhouse also had some festive residents: The planters by the ecolodge seemed … Continue reading Elves in the woodstore