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Margot and Barbara blog writer, Elizabeth

Learning from rejection.

I’ve been feeling the pains of rejection recently. Within the last month, I’ve been turned down for two jobs. And, not so long ago, my boyfriend ended our relationship. Needless to say, it’s been tough. I’ve eaten a lot of … Read More

First, sell your stuff.

Before I launch into this post properly, I just wanted to say thank you. Thank you to everyone who read this post and left such positive, supportive comments. It was just the best feeling and left me feeling really glad … Read More

How to grow your own garlic and some recipe ides for eating it!

Grow and Eat: Garlic

Home gown cherries

Grow & Eat: Cherries

I’m really happy to introduce a guest blogger onto my Grow & Eat series. Vicki Munro is an Art Director by day and a letterpress printer by night and she grows cherries on a wonderful sounding plot in Tadcaster. Over … Read More

Picking and eating food straight from the allotment is joyful.

An allotment supper

Ages ago, my friend Jo and I concocted a plan. A project. We called it Sage & Thrift. It was all about wanting to build a community around living slowly and seasonally. We wanted to share, rather than buy things. … Read More

How to grow broad beans - and a few great recipe ideas!

Grow & Eat: Broad Beans.

It’s pretty clear to me that I’m no food writer – my brain seizes up when I try to write about food, and I end up turning to tired food clichés and most loathed words (‘moist’ being the one in … Read More

Five Simple Ways to Reconnect with Nature

Simple ways to reconnect with nature.

Eleanor from Creative Countryside is my guest writer here today. We have lots of similar ideas about life, and so I’m really happy to have her lovely writing on my blog. She’s going to share some simple but perfect ideas … Read More

pink tulips

Colour cravings…

So, I’m not sure what’s causing it, but I’ve got a HUGE craving for colour at the moment. We painted the sitting room wall blue, I’ve been buying a rainbow of tulips by the armful from the local veg shop … Read More

A Nourishing Year: January’s review

So January is over, and we’re already a month into 2015. My bank balance is happier; the ‘helpful’ early monthly salary paid in mid-December feels a terribly long time ago… I started the month having a little panic about what … Read More

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