Archive: 2015

Basic, stacked chair models of varying colour.
Paint & Upholster

I’ve teamed up with Karen at  The French Nest in Bromyard to offer a weekend of “paint and upholster” – paint your chair on the Saturday and upholster it on the Sunday.  It’s amazing what you can create. On Saturday, Karen will teach you numerous furniture painting techniques including one colour aged…

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Huntlands Farm immediate post WW1 period
Times past

I’m just housekeeping my emails and found these two photos which I obtained from a couple I met at the Bromyard Gala last year.  I did put them on our Facebook page at the time but thought for those of you who don’t follow or are members of Facebook, you might like to see them. The first is a picture of the front…

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Group of beekeepers swarming a new hive.
Buzzzzzzzzing

My local Beekeepers Association met here recently to help me with my new hives. I treated my two hives for the varroa disease and thankfully, they both came through the winter.  In March, I was pleased to see that both hives were active with bees taking in pollen.  I naively thought I had two, healthy colonies. When it came…

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Two beehives on grass.
My bees!

Having acquired my bees in November, I’ve done very little with them until now. The bees hadn’t been managed properly and of the three hives on offer, only two were okay.  The third had been wiped out with the wax moth, unbelievable sight. So my two bee hives have been sat in a corner of the garden; me patiently waiting to…

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Outside of Broadfield Court, including some outside table and chairs.
Broadfield Court

A huge thank you to Gina and Alexandra at Broadfield Court for inviting us there yesterday for a guided tour, tea, cake AND wine!  And to top it all off, the sun came out so we could enjoy sitting outside in the garden. We’ve heard of Broadfield Court but never had, or made, the time to visit before but it was so well worth…

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