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I must be the only bod on the planet that hasn’t watched Les Mis!!! Those of you who know me KNOW that I love a good musical! SOOOOO with Rod and Charlotte away, I decided to pour myself a massive GnT and get to grips… The first 10 mins… oh, challenging… the next 10 mins… oh,… Read more »

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It’s our annual clip collection this week from our small producers on the moor and this weekend Rod and I popped up to see Colin Pearce (a friend and farmer of Whiteface Dartmoor sheep) as he is just about to retire. Colin is responsible for writing the books, history and archive on the breed and one… Read more »

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Exclusively for Glee, we’re teaming up with Dalefoot Composts to offer a woolly collaboration with sustainability at its heart.   Sustainable alternatives to everyday gardening products are crucial – from peat free compost to twine and rope – and with the trend for home grown produce and British grown plants and flowers, this sustainability in… Read more »

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With a bountiful abundance of courgettes and, I have to say, a bit of a reputation for my Kimalilli I cooked up a pot full here at twool HQ this weekend. Andrew, our wool merchant, is coming down from Yorkshire to help with the clip collection in a couple of weeks’ time and it’s his favourite…. Read more »

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The week might have started with unseasonal temperatures and squally rain but it also brings with it National Parks Week 2015! The theme for this year’s parks week is Landscapes of Plenty which is something that resonates with us here at twool HQ as we live, work and survive within Dartmoor National Park.   The National… Read more »

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Oooo arr there’s something special about living in Devon… where towns are twinned with Narnia and their municipal planting is a wild flower verge, how stunningly simple and beautiful! I stood and greatly admired this and counted how lucky I was to live here…

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are we making jam? Oh no, we are covering them in lashings of clotted cream! Yum!  

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The first of the summer’s harvest – redcurrants ripe ‘n’ juicy and warm from the garden. We love redcurrant jelly in our house, it’s a fantastic accompaniment with Chicken and BBQs and if you hide a jar or two it’s fab at Christmas with all the festive trimmings. Here’s the easy recipe: 3lbs ripe redcurrants… Read more »

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July dawned and with it some thunder and a deluge. Which, while not great when it came to flash flooding and power out blips, it was *brilliant* for the garden… The water butts have been refilled and the podded peas are on grow mode 😉 What better combo than posh purple twool twine and purple podded… Read more »