The Outer Hebrides – Our Island Adventures

Caber, Mr B and I arrived home recently after our fantastic adventures in the Outer Hebrides, where we spent ten relaxing days island hopping. Of course, I managed to sneak a little bit of forging in, I had to didn’t I? After all, I couldn’t go to the islands, with their unique flora and fauna, Continue Reading

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NATURAL REMEDIES | MY TOP 4 FOR A SURVIVAL SITUATION

Natural Remedies Although it’s become incredibly popular of late, there’s nothing new about the concept of leading a holistic lifestyle.  After all, along with natural remedies, these practices have been around for thousands of years. And, for those of you who don’t know what a holistic lifestyle is, it’s a means of living your life Continue Reading

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Elderflower Champagne – In 5 Easy Steps!

Elderflower Champagne  Hi there, the sun is shining today, the sky is blue, and the sweet smell of elderflowers is in the air.  And it looks like there’s no better time than now, to share my easy elderflower champagne recipe with you. But, before I do that, I have a confession to make, I don’t Continue Reading

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Bushcraft & Wild Woman of the Wood

I’ve been invited by Susan to write a guest post on her blog, the thing is where do I start? Susan and I became known to each other through a Facebook Group. It’s called Wild Women of the Woods and focuses on bushcraft and outdoor activities. I’m one of the primary founders. (The picture is Continue Reading

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Mushrooms – 10 Reasons to Love Them

First of all, I must start today’s blog with an apology for my tardiness. April’s been, quite frankly, a shit month and I haven’t produced anything like my usual number of posts. Unfortunately, after a very short dalliance with Alzheimer’s and Dementia, my lovely mum passed away on Easter Sunday. As a result, I’ve had Continue Reading

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Homemade Herbal Remedies

An Introduction to Herbal Remedies Caber and I haven’t seen much of the great outdoors over the last couple of weeks. As, unfortunately, I’ve had to take a few days out to rest and make a concerted effort to get over a bad cold. It’s been hanging around for a few weeks now, but when Continue Reading

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Sweet Cicely – Identification & Uses

April Showers It would appear that April has finally woken from her annual slumber. And, once again, she’s working hard to bring us her April showers! Whenever I’m out on my daily walk with Caber, I’m always astonished by the new growth that appears each day. However, I’m not so surprised when I invariably arrive Continue Reading

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Wild Garlic – 12 Fab Facts & 6 Recipes

Caber and I have had some lovely woodland walks recently, everywhere we looked, wild garlic was growing in abundance. This tenacious little beggar has taken over my local woods and is spreading a creeping blanket of green lusciousness! I’m not complaining though, no siree, not me. I’m taking advantage of the generosity of said plant Continue Reading

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