From June, 2016

The Great British Florist

Based in Herefordshire, The Great British Florist grew from the splendidly named Wiggly Wigglers, an ethical birdseed and composting business run from a working farm. Heather Gorringe, the entreprenuer behind The Great British Florist, explains how it came into being and continues to be successful. When the recession hit, we had to take a long…

A Right Royal Year

We’ve gone Brit mad the last few years with Royal weddings, the Olympics and various anniversaries. The most recent cause for celebration has been the Queen’s 90th birthday knees up! But is there any patriotic merchandise out there that can stand the test of time and not look tacky in years to come? Blanket Coverage…

Enjoy a luxury woodland break with Forest Holidays

A change is as good as a rest, so they say. So why not enter our wonderfully relaxing competition? WoodNote has teamed up with Forest Holidays to give one lucky reader the chance to win a £500 voucher to spend on a break in the breath-taking British woodland. The winner will stay in a cabin with a…

Caribbean Fruit & Vegetable Kebabs

It’s almost time to bring out the BBQ and get grilling. Did you know that cooking on wood gives great results and also smells wonderful too. If you use Flamers to light your BBQ, you won’t spoil your food with those nasty paraffin smells traditional firelighters tend to exude. Here’s a lovely recipe for kebabs…

Famous Fireplaces

Eastnor Castle, a 19th century mock or revival castle, lies in Herefordshire at the foot of the stunning Malvern Hills, surrounded by a beautiful deer park, an arboretum and a lake. It certainly has a fairytale appeal. As well as a fascinating and award-winning visitor attraction, Eastnor is used for everything from weddings through to a location for…