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2017 2/Oct

I’ve always loved a challenge (maybe it’s my stubborn nature!) and next month I’ll be embarking on one of my toughest challenges yet, an eight day trek across varied terrain in the heat of Sri Lanka. It’s all in aid of Marie Curie’s Cardiff and Vale Hospice as I am an Ambassador for the charity. […]

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2017 28/Sep

This sounds like a great event, and as Ambassador for the Marie Curie Cardiff & Vale Hospice I urge you all to attend! PRESS RELEASE:TV experts in hunt for Cardiff antiques. Antique experts and television personalities Tom Keane, Eric Knowles and Paul Hayes will be in Cardiff on Sunday 15 October staging a charity valuation […]

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2017 12/Aug

It’s World Elephant Day and as an elephant lover it’s something I feel I have to shout about! A few years ago I spent some time volunteering at Elephant Nature Park, an elephant sanctuary in the Chiang Mai area of Thailand. While I was there I worked with elephants that had been injured and abused […]

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2017 27/Jul

Yesterday I chaired a discussion at the Royal Welsh Show about the changing role of women in agriculture. The event was hosted by the FUW, which assembled a fantastic panel for the debate. Below is the organisation’s press release… Women take centre stage at FUW debate Women are often overlooked for their contribution to agriculture, […]

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2017 2/Jul

Dear readers… I have exciting news to share! Yesterday my partner, Dave, and I were married in Cheltenham. Surrounded by 40 members of our family and very close friends (including the dog!) we tied the knot at the fabulous Number 38 The Park. It was the happiest day of our lives and now we can’t wait […]

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2017 30/Jun

My 30 day challenge has come to an end! Over the past month I’ve been sharing pictures of the nature I’ve seen out on my travels, from snails and butterflies to poppies and wild strawberries. It’s been a great reminder of how much nature we can find right on our doorstep, so I thought I’d […]

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2017 29/Jun

I absolutely love butterflies, the way they flit about is graceful and peaceful and always smile when I see one. This morning a white butterfly flew into our garden and landed on my favourite lavender plant. It didn’t have any markings on it all, so I think it’s a Bleached out Green-veined White. The photos I […]

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2017 28/Jun

Everyone loves strawberries and at this time of year people are getting ready to sit down with a big bowl covered in cream as they watch the tennis. So I’m happy to report that while I was out and about today I spotted these wild strawberries. Now I know they’d never be big enough to […]

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2017 27/Jun

Yesterday I told you about my pathetic attempt at growing green beans, so today I thought I’d show off with my olive tree! It’s doubled in size since I planted it three years ago – that said I haven’t had a single olive from it!

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