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Regenerative agriculture...
Regenerative agriculture and gardening

  Regenerative agriculture and gardening Gavin went on holiday into the mountains by Carcassonne a couple of weeks ago to have a Masterclass with Joel Salatin. To put that in a...  ...read more
The Punk Pig by Beth...
The Punk Pig by Beth Haslam

  The Punk Pig by Beth Haslam “Have you told Beth?” asked Patrice, popping his head around the door. “No, not yet!” Patrice shrugged, gave me a nervy...  ...read more
My name is Helen and I...
My name is Helen and I am an omnivore

  My name is Helen and I am an omnivore Weird sounding title I know but since when did we start defining ourselves by our food choices? Peer pressure? Instagram? Advertising? False...  ...read more
Making Memories by Susan...
Making Memories by Susan Keefe

  Making Memories by Susan Keefe. We always think of the big ‘festival’ days as the memory makers, however every day gives us the opportunity to make lasting...  ...read more
The Magic of Carcassonne...
The Magic of Carcassonne

  The Magic of Carcassonne by Beth Haslam. Vicious blasts from the Autan wind roared down the Black Mountains, screaming across vast plains to Carcassonne. Soldiers positioned...  ...read more
Springtime...
Springtime

  Springtime Menesplet- fishing cows It is the last day of March the clocks have gone forward an hour so everyone is grumpy. The sun, thankfully, is shining and endeavouring to...  ...read more
Touch the Sky...
Touch the Sky

  Touch the Sky by Susan Joyce Swinging is pure joy! As a kid, I loved to swing. If I saw a swing, I’d run for it, sit on it, kick off with my feet, and get the momentum going...  ...read more
The Rainy Season...
The Rainy Season

  The Rainy Season Our most fluffy cat has been very unimpressed with current climatic events and takes her punishment of being captured and dried in a towel with the usual amount of cat...  ...read more
Thinking or Doing...
Thinking or Doing

  Thinking or Doing? What an extremely warm week it is proving to be and what a delight for the sheep to have a few days to sunbathe before the inevitable and needed break for rain and...  ...read more
Guest blog Kathryn Gauci...
Guest blog Kathryn Gauci

  Guest blog: Kathryn Gauci I have admired this author's work for a long time. Her writing is fluid, well researched and hugely entertaining. With that combination of skilled...  ...read more
French Reflections 2018...
French Reflections 2018 by Beth Haslam

  French Reflections 2018 by Beth Haslam Here we are, already at the beginning of a new year. Can you believe it? 2018 seemed to fly by. Part of me wonders why, but when I think of...  ...read more
Bookcase speaks volumes...
Bookcase speaks volumes by Susan Joyce

  Bookcase speaks volumes  by Susan Joyce Centuries ago, books were written by hand on parchment paper. The earliest literary works (preserved in a manuscript tradition) date...  ...read more
Cleo by Beth Haslam...
Cleo by Beth Haslam

  Cleo by Beth Haslam Early one morning we heard pitiful meows in the garden. Real gut-wrenching mews. We went out to explore and found a scrawny-looking black and white Felix cat...  ...read more
Freedom to speak and...
Freedom to speak and move about

Freedom to speak and move about Sheep eating green grass It is an interesting thing " The people's right to demonstrate". It is correct that people should have the...  ...read more
Gone Medieval by Beth...
Gone Medieval by Beth Haslam

  Gone Medieval by Beth Haslam Did my misanthropic husband, Jack, fancy going to a fete celebrating medieval life in our part of France? No, of course not. Did I persuade him to go?...  ...read more

 

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