Lots going on in the Blackdown Hills this summer! The Honiton Show this year is on 4th August; this hugely popular country show is a wonderful day out - www.honitonshow.co.uk
The week of July 29-August 5 is Sidmouth Folk Week, with lots going on to interest musicians, families and visitors alike. Have a look at www.sidmouthfolkweek.co.uk
Check out www.blackdownbeerfestival.com if you're in the area on 12-13 August.
Further ahead, from 24 September - 2 October the Appledore Book Festival in North Devon www.appledorebookfestival.co.uk will be a magnet for literary enthusiasts of all ages, with a family day, poetry trail and authors speaking about their work.
Check back for other ideas throughout the summer months!
Back here at Luggs, the goslings are growing well and are now enjoying the freedom of the garden with their Mum. They've been getting braver by the day, roaming further and further afield and were spotted on the front lawn of the farmhouse this morning! The buzzards appear to be leaving them alone so hopefully they're large enough now not to be worth a challenge...