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Hot Stuff

   Whilst for those of us stuck here in changeable old Blighty the prospect of a Mediterranean Food Festival might seem slightly bizarre at this time of year,  at the National Botanical Garden of Wales it would be unthinkable to … Continue reading

Posted in April 2009, Culture, Diary, Festivals, Food, Life, Local Area, Locality, Markets, Nature, Wales | 5 Comments

Easter Eggstravaganza

“Happy Easter, Cariad!” I bounded down the creaky old stairs to put the kettle on for the first cuppa of the morning, whilst Tony groaned & huddled himself even deeper under the duvet.  “I’m really looking forward to my Easter … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, April 2009, Diary, Food, Ice Cream, Life, Local Area, Local Produce, Markets, Wales | Leave a comment

Oh, **!?!** Sugar!

 And we’re not talking about the *ahem* loveable ‘Cabbage Patch Doll’ visage of cuddly old Sir Alan, here…. After the wonderful weather of the past few days, the morning dawned disappointingly overcast; & in fact, remained oppressively foggy throughout, down here in our … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Dairy, Diary, Farming, Food, Fruit & Veg, Ice Cream, Life, Local Produce, March 2009, Markets, Organic Produce, Smallholding, Supermarkets | 1 Comment

The Other Side of the Coin

  Whilst we’ve been very busy of late here on the Ffarm, of course there is more to it than purely agriculture (involved though that inevitably is).  Our business is multi-faceted: we run a farm, craft gelato – & of course … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Dairy, Diary, Farming, February 2009, Food, Goats, Life, Local Produce, Markets, Smallholding, Wales | Leave a comment

Braving the Blizzard

  So, it’s still snowing….. here we go, dawn again: & another deeply (unwelcome) snowy day.  But please don’t dismiss me as some old ‘bah humbug’ harbinger; I love larking around in the “white stuff” with the best & rest … Continue reading

Posted in Dairy, Diary, Environment, February 2009, Festivals, Food, Ice Cream, Life, Local Area, Markets, Nature, Smallholding, Wales | Leave a comment