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Book Review: A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings by Helen Jukes

My practical lessons on beekeeping have been on hold throughout winter, but I have enjoyed reading more on the subject. Helen Jukes book is chock full of great information on everything bee related. Synopsis Entering her thirties, Helen Jukes feels trapped in an urban grind of office politics and temporary addresses – disconnected, stressed. Struggling to settle into her latest […]

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Tribe Bracelets from Kim at I Tripped Over a Stone

Kim who blogs at http://www.itrippedoverastone.com describes herself as “A Road Warrior with Fibromyalgia.” I am a big fan of her blog. On 29th January, she posted on colourful Tribe Bracelets , which she had been creating for some time, sharing the following: This is what my Tribe Bracelets mean to me... Tribe Bracelets are physical reminders of the inner strength you possess to […]

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Wordless Wednesday: The Wild Atlantic Way after the Storms

Brigid P. Gallagher is a retired natural medicines therapist, passionate organic gardener and author of “Watching the Daisies- Life lessons on the Importance of Slow,” a holistic memoir dedicated to the art of mindfulness and healing from debilitating illness. She lives in Donegal, Ireland –  an area of outstanding natural beauty. Book Trailer: https://youtu.be/r5GCjaetgZk Twitter: https://twitter.com/watchingthedai1 Facebook: https://facebook.com/watchingthedaisies/ Goodreads: https://goodreads.com/author/show/16119226.Brigid_P_Gallagher

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A Year in the Garden 2019

After an extended blogging break, I am continuing the tradition of posting highlights from my garden from the previous year. January/February/March   April/May/June   July/August/September   October/November/December If you look back on A Year in the Garden 2018 the 2019 growing season is a little behind that of 2018, which was exceptionally advanced. A Year in the Garden – 2017 […]

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Seafood Chowder Recipe

Seafood chowder is a comforting dish, especially good on cold winter nights. It is also easy and quick to prepare. Perfect for the holiday season. Ingredients 500g fresh white fish – I used haddock 500g fresh salmon fillets 200g cooked jumbo prawns – I used frozen 1 litre milk or unsweetened soya or almond milk 3 large potatoes, peeled and […]

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