Category Archives: Food


A while back I recorded how we visited the amazing The Handmade Bakery, a not for profit community supported artisan bakery and cafe in Slaithwaite, West Yorkshire. Today I received the news that there is a small group of bakers … Continue reading

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Permaculture Design Course – weekend #4

More inspiration, that’s what we need! And that’s what we got, after three inspiring weekends of our PDC we got yet more inspiration! We’ve just had the fourth weekend of our course and it was an exciting two days of … Continue reading

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Season of of mists and mellow fruitfulness

This is “the season of of mists and mellow fruitfulness” even in the city. This week a friend invited me to go foraging for pears in Harehills, Leeds. A near neighbour of his has an overgrown pear tree laden with … Continue reading

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