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6 Professional Tips To Photograph Your Dog

Christmas is a time for all the family to enjoy and it’s important to capture those special moments on camera. This week we welcome back our regular contributor and photographer, Matt Limb, who gives some tips on how to snap a great picture of…

December 11, 2014
handmade christmas decorations

A Homemade Christmas | Orange and Clove Pomanders

A Homemade Christmas  Living in a rural location, Christmas for us is all about what natural resources we can gather from around the farm to make festive decorations out of.  Whislt not harvested from the farm, this week we’ve made orange and clove pomander balls.…

December 3, 2014
Sloe Gin

Time to prepare the Hip Flask! A Golden Sloe Gin Recipe

Monthly contributor Matt Limb looks at the coming autumn, the delight of foraging and making that special, sloe gin. Welcome Autumn So suddenly autumn arrives, the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness; to be honest it felt more like a bitter cold start to…

October 15, 2014
Farmhouse Kitchen Aga

5 Essentials For A Farmhouse Kitchen

A farmhouse kitchen is at the heart of every country home.  For those in need of some inspiration, I thought I’d share some of my essentials that define the perfect country kitchen.   1. Find somewhere to put muddy boots –    Living in…

July 25, 2014
Mountain Biking Forest

Mountain Biking In The Countryside

One of the great things about living in the Country is the versatility regarding the sports you can do, individually, or with your friends. There’s the exhilarating forest runs and hill sprints for the brave, or some great hacks around the bridal ways and…

May 28, 2014