Farm Tour – the Inglenook fireplace

It’s not only Pembrokeshire’s placenames that indicate its long history as an English colony. It’s also evident in some of our vernacular architecture. Pembrokeshire gets the full brunt of Atlantic storms. Locals have responded by adding slate shingles on exposed walls of houses. Many cottages have a concrete overcoat on slate roofs. The Flemish chimneys Read More …

Foraging & cooking with… stinging nettles

Now, our regular readers will know that we’re quite partial to a spot of foraging, but this post’s topic, stinging nettles, may seem a little less palatable than, say, elderflowers. Indeed, one of our readers have gone as far as sending us this message: “These new Merrell hiking boots sure are great,” I was just Read More …