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2018 2/May

Listen again to my report on This morning’s Farming Today:   Truffles are a favorite with top chefs and foodies and among the most sought after the Perigord Black Truffles, which are traditionally grown in the Mediterranean. But in March last year one was successfully grown for the first time ever in the UK on […]

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2018 28/Apr

This month I’ve been in conversation with one of my favourite fashion designers. Tailor Nathan Palmer has dressed some of the biggest names in sport and celebrity, from Ian Wright to Graham Norton. He even created a bespoke suit for British & Irish Lions Captain Sam Warburton to wear for his meeting with the queen. […]

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2018 27/Mar

When it comes to healthy eating there always seems to be a new fad, and the latest craze is for something called Flexetarianism. I’ve been finding out more for Radio 4’s Farming Today show…

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2018 14/Mar

For the past few months I’ve been working on an exciting project for ITV Wales, called the Women’s Network. The aim has been to increase the number of female interviewees and experts who appear on the news, and the response has been overwhelming. I have loved meeting some truly inspirational women who are doing amazing […]

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2018 8/Mar

All this week Radio 4’s Farming Today show is looking at Agri Environment schemes, and asking what form they might take after Brexit, so I’ve been to meet Garry Williams whose farm benefits from Glister funding. Gary is a hill farmer in Gwynfe and the President of NFU Carmarthenshire, and he’s been telling me about […]

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2018 3/Mar

I can’t believe it, snow in March! But I do love the white stuff as it brings out the big kid in all of us, so sit back and take a look at some of my favourite images from yesterday’s snow day…

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2018 24/Feb

In my role as Radio 4 Reporter for Farming Today I get to hear some amazing stories, and today’s piece for the programme is one of my favourites so far! Gelli Farm in Bridgend is a small family run dairy farm in Bridgend. A few years ago the owners were having huge financial problems, but […]

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2018 5/Jan

Yesterday was my husband Dave’s birthday, so we decided to do some monkeying around! What better way to celebrate turning 38 (don’t tell him I told you how old he is!) than spending the day at Wales Ape & Monkey Sanctuary? The centre rescues primates from all around the world, and has just been made the […]

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2017 31/Dec

2017 has been an incredible year for me… In February Dave & I got engaged after 18 amazing months together and then in July we were married at an intimate ceremony in one of our favourite places! We also travelled the world this year, seeing in 2017 in LA. Our next port of call was […]

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2017 18/Dec

As regular readers will know, I have a jumbo passion for elephants. A few years ago I volunteered at an elephant sanctuary in Thailand and ever since I’ve campaigned to stop people riding elephants because of the cruel conditions these gentle giants are kept in. So when I was asked to take part in a […]

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