Guest post: ‘U.S. Farmers Face Economic Uncertainty and Change’

Hello, I’m Amanda! My family farms about 2,000 acres of corn and soybeans in Southwest Michigan. I’m also a practicing attorney, who writes about modern agriculture and farm policy in the United States. Ben and I previously swapped articles giving our respective readership perspective on farming across the pond. And we both thought we wereContinue reading “Guest post: ‘U.S. Farmers Face Economic Uncertainty and Change’”

‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 58 – Mental Health, Farming and the Railways

This conversation with Dan Goodwin, who was Suffolk Agricultural Apprentice of the Year in 2018, and Steve Loeber, who works for Network Rail, was recorded just before Christmas and aims to highlight the similarities between working on farms and working on the railways. Mental health has no boundaries and it’s important that we all lookContinue reading “‘Meet the Farmers’ – episode 58 – Mental Health, Farming and the Railways”

The Benefits of Indoor Plants – Guest Post by John Basta

Plants are, without a doubt, some of the best accessories when it comes to your indoor décor. They look great in every style and environment, and they’re simply beautiful. Thanks to the plethora of options when plants are concerned, you can easily create the aesthetic you like. But, their looks are not the only thingContinue reading “The Benefits of Indoor Plants – Guest Post by John Basta”

A Phone Detox

Earlier this year I smashed my phone screen, something that seems to happen to most of us at some point, especially if you work outdoors. It was a particularly hectic day; I was rushing and put the phone down on the quad bike for two minutes while I went to do something else. I returnedContinue reading “A Phone Detox”

Book Review – Bird Therapy – by Joe Harkness

”Consistent and constant, yet wild and free Are the avian wonders comforting me. From the lake at my patch, to the gorse-speckled heath, they dowse me in light, over darkness beneath. Sharpening senses, they help me to find, the systems and solace that strengthen my mind. From meadow to estuary, shingle to tree, I’ll alwaysContinue reading “Book Review – Bird Therapy – by Joe Harkness”