david Clark with his drill in a machinery shed© Andrew Swallow
This week’s report from Valetta is brought to you by the letter “D”, for damp and deluge. The weather forecasters were spot on in predicting a savage winter storm and we ended up with 134mm in 30 hours, which for us is big rain on top of a very wet few months. Our farm borders the Ashburton River and, while fortunately it stayed within its banks, we had a lot of surface water banking up against roads and tracks. See […]