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Thane Prince |
Friday, 20th June 2014

When someone you know only slightly, but whom you respect, asks you to read their cookbook, your heart has to sink just a little. You like this person;...

John Adams |
Thursday, 19th June 2014

Having gone to Devon with my family, only to find that the AGA we had intended to use had failed, the Bon-Fire outdoor kitchen was pressed into full time...

Martin Holme |
Friday, 13th June 2014

In the UK there are some trail-blazers when it comes to 'ecobuilding'. Firstly, Ben Law whose beautiful house in a Sussex wood was featured on Channel 4's...

Glennie Kindred |
Wednesday, 21st May 2014

As with everything written and compiled by Julie Bruton-Seal and Matthew Seal, this interesting little book has its basis in sound medicinal herbalism,...

Jennifer Lauruol |
Monday, 12th May 2014

I read this very attractive book with interest, as I am always looking for ways to explain gardening with permanent edible plants to my garden design...

Joan Bailey |
Saturday, 3rd May 2014

One of Jack Lazor’s first pieces of advice in The Organic Grain Grower, his first book, is to find a mentor, someone already...

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Helen Moore |
Wednesday, 30th April 2014

Could the twin urges in my life - to know myself deeper and, in the face of ecocidal capitalism, an increasingly radical sensibility - actually have their...

John Adams |
Friday, 25th April 2014

If you are a regular reader of this column, you will probably already know I am a bit of a Helle fan.