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Recently I’ve been feeling inspired about nettles. My Grandma used to nurture a patch at the bottom of her garden to deter burglars and Big Dreamer once made a really excellent nettle beer so their uses are many and varied. … Continue reading

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Could it be?

Six swallows, two butterflies, one bumblebee, a line full of washing, sun in the sky, and a glass of homemade nettle beer…could it be? Surely not! Could this be summer?!

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Dressing up

The drought in the South East feels a million miles away with the heavy rain we’ve had here. Between the downpours Little Owl and I crept out to collect nettle leaves for Big Dreamer’s annual batch of Nettle Beer. They’re … Continue reading

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Ascension Day

It has been a glorious day today. Little Owl and I have spent most of the day outside in the sunshine, apart from when we were making doughnuts! Apparently today is Ascension Day and associated with this day is the … Continue reading

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