Harvests End: A Seasonal Supper

Wild game bonfire feast – a supper club with a difference As November chills the wind and the full moon, hunters moon, starts to wane, autumn begins its decline. Harvest is complete and the seasonal wheel turns, marked by the flickering of candles and the licking flames of bonfire light. This is the twilight of …

The Nations Favourite Nature Books…and Mine

In the last few months of 2017, BBC’s AutumnWatch helped to launch the search for the nation’s favourite book about nature, a survey choreographed by LandLines, a two-year project looking at the history of modern nature writing. Over the following weeks, hundreds of nominations flooded in from the British public, and this list was whittled …

Digging the past

Allotment archaeology We frequently find echoes of past gardeners whilst digging our allotment plot. Perhaps most intriguing are these pieces of clay pipe we often collect from the soil, which offer a direct link to the people who tended the land before us. We also find various pieces of china and pottery probably from a much …

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