It’s Time To Try Something New

When we went into lockdown in 2020, and avoiding people at all costs was the main challenge, car camping became a thing. Home from home mini hotels. No expense. No contact with other humans. I completely missed this trend, as I miss most trends, so here I am two years later with the added advantage... Continue Reading →

Solar Power – Small Scale

Spring arrived bang on time and some of you I am sure can imagine my sheer mental relief at the rising temperatures and actual sunlight. I have dispensed with some of my indoor knitted layers and my hot water bottle on all but the coldest evenings, and fresh air is circulating with gay abandon as... Continue Reading →

The Importance Of A Freezer

The freezer is probably my most valuable tool in the kitchen. It enables me to over buy on yellow sticker items and store them for another time. Most of my freezer is currently full of blanched vegetables, pre-cooked apples and rhubarb, frozen foraged blackberries and pre-made soups and casseroles as well as a host of... Continue Reading →

Rose hips, rose hips everywhere!

I tried something new this year and finally got around to experimenting with Rose hips. I hear a lot of good things about the benefits of these red berries to the immune system. They are high in vitamin C and good as an anti-inflammatory, amongst other things. Whilst you can get it over the counter... Continue Reading →

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