This expression now seems ambiguous, even ironic, but we should rethink in the light of new research – which will affect the way we eat, share food and run a B&B. Continue reading
Buying the best and making the most of it is kinder to the environment, the animals and plants within it, the producers and us, the consumers. Continue reading
At Tyrannell we cut a tree from the grounds and bring it in shortly before Christmas. We decorate it on Christmas Eve and it stays in the Hall for the entire twelve days. The youngest child in the House that day hangs the star on the top; Lucy is the Artistic Director and makes sure that the garland is beautiful, all the rooms are decked with holly and that the tree itself is the best yet. Continue reading
Preparations begin early; Stir Up Sunday was some weeks back, but the pace is quickening now as we produce hampers for family and friends. We take pictures as we go; all the preserves are made from home grown or foraged fruit and vegetables – apart from the Seville Oranges; we haven’t succeeded in cultivating these in the wet and cool of Wales!