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    Phew – It’s hot!

    Blog 19th July 2022

    Phew it’s hot, but you won’t catch me complaining…
    We’ve just come back from a fabulous holiday in France to discover that the figs are ripe and fit to burst, the bees are busy scooting around for the final forage of the season and our sweetcorn plants are reaching for the sky.

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    Midsummer Madness

    Blog 27th June 2022

    I love June and, whilst it’s usually mad dogs and Englishmen that throw caution to the wind, we’ve been getting out in the midday sun – and have had a great time!

    Often with the best weather of the year, we’ve been teaching in schools, running around after swarms of bees and cooling off with regular swims in west London lakes.

  • Those who have known me a while may remember the years that I spent working with ACET teaching sex education in schools, now I delight in teaching hundreds of children each year all about ‘the Birds and the Bees’

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    12 Years on and still learning

    Blog 12th April 2022

    This week Hen Corner celebrated it’s 12th birthday!
    Well, it’s a bit tricky to decide exactly when our way of life was birthed, so the date in the diary is the anniversary of our first blog post when we had given a name to our journey and had begun to share our story.

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    Cracking Plans Ahead!

    Blog 7th March 2022

    A spring day bathed in sunshine is the promise of the summer to come. March is ‘The Month of Expectations’ and we’ve certainly got loads to look forward to. With…

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    The Weekends of Spring

    Blog 7th February 2022

    Whilst the days are definitely getting longer and we can start to feel that pull to get out into the fresh air, until the clocks go forward next month, let’s maximise the opportunities of the weekends when we can leave our work worries behind and see signs of new life springing up all around.