Monthly Archives: August 2011

Energy Saving on BBC Breakfast

I got an urgent call out of the blue on Tuesday lunchtime from the Energy Saving Trust which I work with as their Green Voice of the UK. “The BBC want to do some filming with you about saving energy as temperatures … Continue reading

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Monster Veg

Over the bank holiday – well, specifically on Monday once it had finally stopped pouring with rain of Biblical proportions here in Essex! – we ventured out into the back garden to pick some of our fruit and veg. Doug brought … Continue reading

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Marmalade goes broody

We thought we were doing amazingly well with eggs this summer – with both Marmalade, our big ginger Orpington hen, and Missie our light Sussex hen, working hard to lay us eggs every day, but it seems that the production … Continue reading

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