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!

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

Quarmby's

21st June 15

I'm not sure exactly when I discovered this little deli and coffee shop,  but I've been back a few times since.  The coffee is excellent, the food is delicious and the service is stupendous! Emma and Will Quarmby are serving and selling a range of produce from specialist, local and boutique (dare

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Quarmby's

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

Compassion, Understanding and Practical Assistance

21st October 14

Life is not all about sunshine and roses; it's full of opposites. Sometimes there will be darkness, and even roses have thorns. Difficult times are made easier with the right sort of help and when my precious Lola came to the end of her life this month I called the

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Compassion, Understanding and Practical Assistance