Have you ever dreamt of a relaxing trip around Britain’s iconic rural landscapes – off the beaten track as well as to famous locations? En route enjoying great food and interesting conversations with locals involved in agriculture, as well as other farmers on the tour? Then I have the ideal journey for you! After a […]
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Still sorting the (thousands) of photos I took on this fabulous tour. But couldn’t resist quickly posting a few of my phone pics today.
British television is sprinkled with television programmes that feature rural landscapes. Better still, they have more programmes that feature farming. The latest BBC farm-featuring documentary to appear in Australia is “The Farm Fixer”; screening on SBS HD, 6pm. The 8 part ‘reality’ series is set in Northern Ireland, and features Nick Hewer offering diversification advice to struggling farmers. […]
Peasenhall Primary School in Suffolk, UK, has developed a scheme to educate students about where their meat comes from by raising pigs. Fairly predictably, there has been an abusive outcry from vegans/animal rights extremists. Organisers received 400+ derogatory emails, calling them ‘child abusers’, ‘pointless mothers’ etc. Nothing especially unusual about any of the vitriol, unfortunately. […]