May 20, 2020

World Bee Day

Smallholders need no reminding of the vital role played by bees in the environment. Today...

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May 4, 2020

Lockdown days: Loo paper & beans

There's no point denying that life over the last five weeks has been very strange...

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May 4, 2020

Saying goodbye to my Hilux…

It's the end of an era, really. For my venerable and much beloved old Toyota...

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May 4, 2020

Time for a rethink…

We could tell you about the Swedish epidemiologist who believes Covid-19 lockdowns are anti-democratic and...

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May 4, 2020

Food miles & no jobs

Most people are aware of the concept of food miles. That is, the number of...

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April 22, 2020

Keeping Cattle: Early Considerations

Unless you have plenty of land with good grazing and adequate water, some good outbuildings,...

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April 16, 2020

Preserving Jalapeno Peppers

Peppers and chillies are very rewarding to grow, providing a generous and on-going harvest. They...

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March 18, 2020

Tuli Cattle

Unless you have plenty of land with good grazing and adequate water, some good outbuildings,...

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