Why you should switch to LED light bulbs – Guest post by Jackie Edwards

For those who both care for the environment and like their house to be bright and light-filled, the question isn’t ‘should I switch to LED light bulbs?’, but rather, ‘how soon can I make the change?’ Perhaps you have just moved to a new house or you are thinking of ways to lower your carbon … Continue reading Why you should switch to LED light bulbs – Guest post by Jackie Edwards

Can you get outside for one hour every day in November?

Farming or land manager readers among you will probably scoff at the title of this post but for many of the population being able to spend any considerable time in the outdoors seems to be a real struggle. Computer or desk based jobs are often blamed along with the age-old 'I've got too much going … Continue reading Can you get outside for one hour every day in November?

Little auk at the Naze (wild Essex)

We kept our heads down as we battled the wind on our way up to Stone Point, albeit occasionally stopping to gaze through binoculars at passing curlew or oystercatcher in flight or little sanderling running about on the beachline, joined in their never-ending task by chestnutty turnstone. The walk to the Stone is one that … Continue reading Little auk at the Naze (wild Essex)

Blue cheese and squash pasta bake with mushrooms and kale

I'm very excited to be publishing Holly's seasonal recipe for October. When I made this particular dish a few days ago I added lots of blue cheese, but I'd advise there's no need to add it if you don't like it. This recipe works just as well if you use a different cheese. Enjoy it! … Continue reading Blue cheese and squash pasta bake with mushrooms and kale