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Green Man Festival Preview 2016

It’s just two weeks until I head to Green Man Festival in the Brecon Beacons, Wales. It will be my first visit to this award winning independent music and arts festival, and I couldn’t be more excited. To make sure I don’t miss a thing, I’ve pulled together this festival preview with everything you need to know in case you’re planning a visit too…

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Sample River Cottage Spring Food Fair

River Cottage has given millions of TV viewers a taste for good food since 1998, when Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall first brought his food ethos to Channel 4 with a particular focus on food-integrity, sustainability and the consumption of local and seasonal produce. I went along to the River Cottage Spring Food Fair to see if this ethos continues to be at the heart of what they do…. Continue reading Sample River Cottage Spring Food Fair

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Trees for the Earth: Celebrate trees on Earth Day

Today is the 46th annual Earth Day, and this year we are being encouraged to remember that Earth Day is more than just a single day, but a wider call to action. The theme of the campaign in 2016 is Trees for the Earth, with the launch of the most ambitious Earth Day target yet – a plan to plant 7.8 billion trees worldwide.

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Discover Wild Woodgas Stoves

Regular readers will know that I do a lot of camping, especially in the summer when it’s festival season in the UK. I also enjoy nothing better than a good cook up outdoors, and last summer I was introduced to a different style of cooking equipment that has now become an essential part of my camping kit – woodgas stoves…

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Exploring the lands of the ancient capital of Wales

Machynlleth in the Dyfi Valley, makes claim to be the ‘ancient capital of Wales’, having been the seat of Owain Glyndŵr’s Welsh Parliament in 1404. But while the town can no longer boast to be a centre of power, it makes an excellent base for exploring the best that mid Wales has to offer…

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