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Nettles

Recently I’ve been feeling inspired about nettles. My Grandma used to nurture a patch at the bottom of her garden to deter burglars and Big Dreamer once made a really excellent nettle beer so their uses are many and varied. … Continue reading

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Ella’s Kitchen

Even in the five years since Little Owl was born loads of ingenious little things have come onto the market to make parenting a small baby easier. With Little Owl I slaved over ice-cube trays of organic homemade baby food, … Continue reading

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Rhubarb jam

Everyone is agreed that it’s been a bad year in the garden. One plant that has thrived where others have not is rhubarb. We now have four crowns in our garden and we’ve had a bumper crop. Big Dreamer has … Continue reading

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Lost tales

The journey back to Scotland from Devon is a long one so we’ve broken it with Big Dreamer’s parents in Yorkshire. Rain is pattering on the chimney cowl, echoing down the flue to where I’m sitting. As we were driving … Continue reading

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