Blackberry Picking Amongst the Brambles

 Every year, when Autumn arrives, it is tradition to hunt down jewelled brambles and pluck lustrous blackberries from their thorny entanglements. In Somerset, my family and I head to familiar countryside spots where, like every year, blackberries can be found in abundance. Wrapped up warm with a bag in hand, we forage enough blackberries to make a years supply of…
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The wonders of The Secret Garden Party 2014

During the last weekend of July a big group of us descended onto the quiet town of Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire to join 30,000 other ‘gardeners’ for four nights of fantastical partying. The Secret Garden Party is a relatively new ’boutique’ festival that has warranted a reputation for taking it’s revellers to a topsy-turvy, wondrous land where vibrant creativity and limitless…
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