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Don't be chicken about keeping hens

The idea of keeping hens in your garden is an increasingly popular one. Regular fresh eggs is an attractive prospect, but there are considerations to be made in terms of the conditions and wellfare of these often beautiful creatures. That said, don’t be put off, below is a list of helpful organisations that will get Continue Reading →


As summer threatens to emerge from the grey veil that has so far suppressed its full glory, and with the ring of Olympic celebration in the air, it’s only right that we start cracking a few bottles of fine wine with friends, or even alone, and celebrate what it means to be British. OK, so Continue Reading →