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Chickens

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    Back in the Game!

    Blog 25th January 2016

    The wait is over… I must have forgotten how good the feeling is to discover a freshly laid egg in the nest box, to be honest, I’ve not been checking…

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    Boil, Chop, Bubble, Pot…

    Blog 19th January 2016

    Welcome back to Hen Corner, especially to new visitors since our recent feature in The Guardian. Maybe I should have named this post ‘Upper Body Strength’? As this week is…

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    Back to School…

    Blog 12th January 2016

    Welcome back to Hen Corner, especially to new visitors since our recent feature in The Guardian. I know that the children went back to school last week, but I’m going…

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    2015 – I salute you!

    Blog 5th January 2016

    Welcome back to Hen Corner, especially to new visitors since our recent feature in The Guardian. I’m a firm believer that Christmas continues until the twelfth night and remain in…

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    Lunch out of a Skip…

    Blog 26th October 2015

    ‘Garden as though you will live forever.’* *William Kent I love the thought of gardening as an investment for generations, a legacy for the future. I often look at the…

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    Are you a Farmer?

    Blog 13th October 2015

    ‘It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.’* *B C Forbes ‘Are you a Farmer?’ asked a young boy…

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    Bread Angels

    Blog 29th September 2015

    ‘I like bread and butter, I like toast and jam,’* *The Newbeats And good job too as we’ve been on a mighty baking-fest these last couple of weeks… Regular readers will…

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    First Class Bees

    Blog 21st September 2015

    ‘A day without a friend is like a pot without a single drop of honey left inside.’* *Winnie The Pooh September is always busy on the smallholding; it’s our main…

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    Completely Bowled Over!

    Blog 11th May 2015

    ‘Bread is like humanity itself. We come in many different shapes and sizes, colours and guises, yet underneath the skin/crust, we’re all made of the same stuff.’* *Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall As…

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    May we welcome you

    Blog 3rd May 2015

    ‘He was as fresh as is the month of May.’* *Geoffrey Chaucer We, like many other families across the country, are approaching GCSEs and this quote, above, is from the…