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Choosing A Stove

As winter approaches, we’re often contacted by people wanting advice on stoves, keen to establish how safe they are. Either they’re thinking about buying one for the first time or they’ve inherited a stove with the house they’ve bought. If a stove meets legal requirements, is properly installed by a registered engineer and maintained regularly,…

It’s Off to Yeo Valley We Go

With their rapping farmers & contemporary approach to marketing, it would be easy to think that Yeo Valley are one of the new, 21st century dairy giants on the block, along with the likes of Muller or Delamere. However, the Mead family, the driving force behind the brand, have been farming in Somerset since the…

Beyond Camping

There’s camping and then there’s glamping and then there are experiences that go beyond definition. We’ve taken a look at some extraordinary places to stay all over the world that are certainly worth including on anyone’s bucket list. Longitude 131° – Australia Featuring breath-taking views of Ayers Rock, this sumptuous resort is the ultimate outdoor…

Fire-walking

Fire-walking has seen a resurgence in recent years, both as a team-building exercise and as a sponsorship opportunity for charities. Did you know that the lower the water content of embers, the easier it is to walk on them, which means our kiln-dried logs would feel like a walk in the park? Fire-walking dates back…

You’re Wood-Fired

In the ever-competitive world of fine dining, restaurants are always looking for the next big thing. In recent years, and inspired by Ekstedt in Stockholm, many chefs have returned to primal cooking over wood fires to attract the crowds. The trend has gone global and, with a vested interest in anything wood fire related, we…

Herefordshire Country Fair

This Sunday, for one day only, the King George V Playing Fields in Hereford will be transformed as it’s the new location for the Hereford Country Fair. An event that celebrates the best of rural life, this year it will also commemorate WW1 and the pivotal year of 1917. We’ll be there, so be sure…