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Nicola Baird
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Eco bunny, green mum, Islington writer
Eco bunny, green mum, Islington writer

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Books looking at the big apple
Is it possible to find a city where ideas grow and apple trees thrive? Or is sustainability and the opportunity of being-true-to-yourself a too difficult match for urban planners?  Words by Nicola Baird  (see  www.nicolabaird.com  for more info about my boo...
Books looking at the big apple
Books looking at the big apple
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Is it possible to find a city where ideas grow and apple trees thrive? Or is sustainability and the opportunity of being-true-to-yourself a too difficult match for urban planners?  Words by Nicola Baird  (see  www.nicolabaird.com  for more info about my boo...
Around Britain Without A Plane
Around Britain Without A Plane
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Blind love: Munnings the horse painter
The village of Dedham is in a sublimely pretty corner of Essex  - especially on an autumn day. Many tourists come here on an art pilgrimage seeking to find out more about two artists with deep connections to this East Anglian landscape. Many of us are famil...
Blind love: Munnings the horse painter
Blind love: Munnings the horse painter
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How to meditate with children using the epic Gita story
BOOK REVIEW:  An imaginatively  retold version of the Gita battle helps 8-14  year  old children learn to recognise their emotions and may also introduce them to ways to repair their mental health via meditation .  Words by Nicola Baird -  see  www.nicolaba...
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This changes everything: history makers
Is there a bit of England you are passionate about and why? Looking at the new Historic England publication, A  History  of England in 100 Places, is a wonderful way to explore.   Words by Nicola Baird  (see  www.nicolabaird.com  for more info about my book...
This changes everything: history makers
This changes everything: history makers
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Searching for English Civil War sites of 1642
A quest to find more info about the  first  battle of the English Civil  War  at Edge Hill in Warwickshire is thwarted. Or is it?   Words by Nicola Baird  (see  www.nicolabaird.com  for more info about my books and blogs). It’s lucky I didn’t do home school...
Searching for English Civil War sites of 1642
Searching for English Civil War sites of 1642
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Getting to know Hughenden Manor, near High Wycombe
National  Trust membership is a brilliant way to explore and get some basic history, access to lovely gardens and treat yourself to  delicious  tea and cake. Most recent trip was to Hughenden Manor, two miles from High Wycombe in  Buckinghamshire .  Words b...
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Winchester pleasures: cathedral, pubs and easy to use guided maps
Ways to enjoy Winchester - one time capital of Britain - by foot or bike.  Words by Nicola Baird  (see  www.nicolabaird.com  for more info about my books and blogs). Sun, sunglasses and the great Winchester Cathedral to explore. (c) aroundbritainnoplane ===...
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Why I'm going to visit an open farm on Sunday 10 June
How helping out on a friend's flower farm in north  Yorkshire  has inspired me to visit more British farms.  Words by Nicola Baird  (see  www.nicolabaird.com  for more info about my books and blogs). Tour de Yorkshire bunting and bikes along the route. I’ve...
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The joys of being positive even in an unfair world
This blog is going to change slightly - now I'm exploring the UK so much I can't always find an obvious "other country" link. This post is inspired by the need to hear other people's voices far more.  Words by Nicola Baird  (see  www.nicolabaird.com  for mo...
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