Caithness and Coorie – Embracing the Seasons in The UK’s Most Northerly County

Over the years, I’ve embraced just about every geographical lifestyle trend imaginable. Hygge – the Danish art of cosiness and contentment: on it. Lagom – the Swedish philosophy of ‘not too little, not too much, just right’: yep, count me in. Ikigai – the Japanese secret to a long and happy life: been there, done…

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Growing Your Own Vegetables: Things I Learned from our first Kitchen Garden Experiment

Earlier this year, I decided to have a go at growing my own fruit and vegetables. It’s something I’d thought about trying for a while after seeing some of my more green fingered friends’ successes with giant courgettes and juicy strawberries. Spurred on by a bargain buy mini poly-house in my local supermarket, I set…

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