Giving Gove a Chance…perhaps

N.b This article was originally published on countrysquire.co.uk It was certainly a shock to see Michael Gove reinstated to the Cabinet, especially in his new role leading Defra. Rarely does the department receive such a ‘big hitter’, usually being seen (frustratingly) as a relative backwater from which lower profile ministers can rise through the political … Continue reading Giving Gove a Chance…perhaps

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Catch up post

With summer tasks in full swing I am very sorry that the number of posts I have been able to write on here has diminished. Wherever you are in the country (assuming you are a UK reader) you will know what I mean when I say that the heat is bearable but it does tend … Continue reading Catch up post

Elderflower Cordial

I am delighted to introduce Holly Betts' first seasonal recipe, part of a brand new monthly series on ThinkingCountry. Elderflowers are still around in many places and I can confirm that it's completely worthwhile making the most of them while they last in the form of this delicious cordial. ..................................................................................................................................................................... Welcome to the first post in … Continue reading Elderflower Cordial