• A Sense of Place: Yorkshire Forced Rhubarb

    January 5, 2019

    Rhubarb… a herbaceous perennial, dying down in autumn only to bounce back with incredible vigour in the spring and grows fleshy, edible stalks. Related to sorrel and knotweed, this fruity member of the Buckwheat family is used in various different ways including rhubarb tarts, compotes, fools, cakes, custards, jams, jellies, and wine. Used as a…

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  • 5 Ways to Use a Pumpkin After Halloween

    November 1, 2018

    Whatever the time of year leftover pumpkin needn’t go to waste. Some of these ideas will help you to extend the life of your used jack-o’-lantern, while others require you to utilize a fresh pumpkin. All of them will put you in the Autumn mood. 1. Pumpkin Puree Roast your pumpkin and scoop out the pulp…

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  • A Foodies Guide to Cornwall

    October 16, 2018

    There are a lot of travel guides out there, we used one ourselves. The “Eat, Surf, Live” guide book gave us some really good tips and places to go, but in my guide I’ll be talking you through our days, telling you about the best foodie places and giving you some tips on living out…

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  • Top 5 Edible Plants to Create a Buzz in your Garden

    October 3, 2018

    Sustainability and Permaculture are two ethics that are incredibly important and have recently become key values for many companies. As a Photographer, I try to work with brands who invest aspects of their business into these; such as their time, passion or even profits. I’m also very lucky that my best friend is super knowledgeable…

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  • Then There Were Damsons…

    September 2, 2018

    I’d never heard of Damsons until I met Adam. His house backs onto his neighbour’s field which he helps to maintain. The field is generally where you’ll find us on an autumn weekend, whether it’s cutting the grass, turning the compost bins or filling the log store. Dotted with a variety of trees, the field…

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  • National Honey Bee Day

    August 17, 2018

    Here’s a fun little fact for you: Worker honey bees are always female. They do all the work, living only for six weeks before dying usually of exhaustion. They give up their lives to support their hives. While the male honey bees only task is looking for Queens to mate with. Does that gender dynamic…

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  • In the Beginning, There Were Blackberries…

    August 11, 2018

    A few weeks ago I was having lunch with a good friend of mine and we were talking about Summer transitioning into Autumn and the goodies that we could forage for. Blackberries came up and my friends face instantly lit up with a story from her childhood. I listened intently, her story one that I…

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  • DIY Facemask

    April 6, 2018

    There isn’t much a good facemask can’t cure. I can’t think of anything better to take the stress out of a crappy day in the office, hydrating your summer skin or simply beating back those horrible black heads! But instead of raiding the high street shops, you might want to look a little closer to…

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  • Dark & Stormy Marmalade

    March 4, 2018

    Dark & Stormy Marmalade a creation off the back of a trip we made in the summer. We ventured down to the south coast for two weeks of relaxation and fun in the sun. One of our favourite places to visit for brunch is Alf’s in Dartmouth. Alf’s Alf’s, also known as Cafe Alf Resco,…

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  • Straw Free Smoothies

    February 11, 2018

    Well, I should say, plastic free anything and everything! Recently I became aware of how bad a plastic straw is for our environment. Turns out something so small can make a huge impact! Plastic Free Chester A few weeks ago I attended a Zero Waste Chester meeting with my friend Imogen to watch a documentary,…

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