And so to blog ..

And so to blog ..

posting, talking, recommending; people, places, products and more: a copy of Deadly Diplomacy and a glass of Bolly; all good things Made by the Forge; Green People make-up; homemade jam; shopping, sharing, living & loving!

A Hen is for Life, not just Easter!

5th April 17

"Oh the British Hen Welfare Trust, yes marvellous work they do and all started by Jane Howorth, she has an MBE now you know." It all trots off the tongue quite easily, pleasant enough conversation, suitably complimentary and supportive of a worthwhile charitable cause.  I've done it myself.  The BHWT was

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A Hen is for Life, not just Easter!

It's not Terry's, it's Neal's ...

17th April 16

I have been a huge fan of Neal's Yard Remedies for almost as long as they have been around so when I discovered they were selling their products through independent distributors I knew it was only a matter of time before I signed up.  From the first little store in Covent Garden Neal's Yard

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It's not Terry's, it's Neal's ...

Realistic, compassionate & forward thinking

5th February 16

A truly international equine charity working tirelessly to improve the lives of horses in the UK and around the world.  With HRH The Princess Royal as President, and patrons including Pippa Funnell MBE, WHW has a distinguished and hugely respectable pedigree.  Their vision is a world in which horses are

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Realistic, compassionate & forward thinking

Bottoms up!

20th October 15

When my little princes were babies this was my miracle in a tube.  Weleda is a company with great ethics and great products, and I have had some fantastic buys from them over the years; but this nappy change cream from their calendular baby range is worthy of the crown. As a

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Bottoms up!

Straight from the horse's mouth

11th February 15

Allen and Page is a horse feed company who set out to help owners  feed their horses as naturally as possible, and to make really useful horse feeds for specific nutritional requirements. From laminitics to nutritionally deprived to dentally challenged, they cater for all; and their nutritional helpline is staffed by

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Straight from the horse's mouth