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Hen Corner

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    Patience with preserving

    Blog 7th June 2019

    Oops I did it again…
    This week on one of my favourite courses, A Day at Hen Corner, I made a classic ‘schoolgirl error’. Well, that might not be the best way of describing it as we didn’t make jam at school – probably too much risk letting teenagers boil sugar to very high temperatures. However, it was a mistake that I’ve made on more than one occasion before.

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    That was January

    Blog 30th January 2019

    I always try to keep the diary a bit quieter at the beginning of the year, allowing us to get ahead of some of the winter tasks in the garden and to ensure that we keep up to pace with new things that come in throughout the year.

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    All Aboard!

    Blog 12th September 2018

    As Summer days shrink at both ends and a new term starts at school we celebrate the harvest and look forward to all the lovely Autumn activities ahead and, as usual, say ‘All Aboard and Join us on the Journey’…

  • This week, Hen Corner celebrated it’s 8th Birthday! Looking back we’ve had some great fun, however, we’ve got a sneaky feeling that the best is yet to come…
    When guests come and join us for our courses, we tell the story of how Hen Corner began…

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    The Year of Fabulous Friends

    Blog 5th January 2018

    As the door to a new year opens, we look back at 2017 with thankfulness for good friends… Last year was our third year running Hen Corner as a full…

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    2017 Season with the Brentford Bees

    Blog 21st September 2017

    The highs, the lows, the transfers and new captains… I can’t be the only bee keeper that has a Google Alert set up for β€˜London Bees’ triggering an email each…

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    Back with Bertinet

    Blog 24th July 2017

    On the hottest week of the year – get back in the bakery! Regular readers will remember the fantastic week that my baking buddy, Katie, and I had at The…

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    September in the City

    Blog 26th September 2016

    What a wonderful month we’ve had so far this September! The hottest day of the year, and the highest temperature for September since 1911, was the very day that we…

  • ‘Get off your horse and drink your milk.‘* Β *John Wayne It must have been over ten years ago when we profiled Fairtrade Fortnight at our church with a breakfast feast…