Next to the vegetable beds we have a long and narrow bed for soft fruit: raspberry, gooseberry, blueberry. We have never been happy with the soil in this bed as it is mainly the original clay from the meadow with very little else mixed in. This year we deci...
Hand-cream makes sense for men and women alike. It protects the integrity of the skin by moisturising and helping keep the skin elastic and flexible. The better the condition the skin, the less likely you are to get cracked and broken skin, especially aroun...
We've known for sometime that wild boar visit the garden but up to now we haven't seen them. We occasionally see a small group of them in the lower field at dawn or dusk but our garden visits happen in the dead of night. The tell-tale signs are turf up-turn...
A road trip along the route of silver part 4:The Vultures of Monfragüe
After spending a few days based in the city we were eager to get out into the wilds of nature once again and relax into our normal pace of l
A road trip along the route of silver part 2: The treasures of Zamora
The architecture of Zamora spans Roman, Romanesque, Islamic, Gothic, Neo-classic, Art Nouveaux, Modernism and Post Modernism. The city, like
A road trip along the route of silver part 3: Cáceres
We travelled south past Salamanca and onwards to Cáceres. We'd read about the old town built on a hill and how wonderfully preserved it was
A road trip along the route of silver - Part 1 Zamora
Part 1: Zamora The Ruta de la Plata is a journey we have always wanted to travel. The route is an ancient trail that travels across 4 region