Arthur the Blue Badge Guide hugs trees and cleans beaches – I am an eco-active business, which means I use few reasources and recycle wherever I can. I also don’t possess an armada of vehicles to pollute the air, or even an office to run around, last thing every evening, switching lights off. Bye the bye, I have already done this in a previous life. … Continue reading Beach Cleaning on Thursday 8th June
In 1801, Curtis purchased the first of his nurseries at Walworth, and he began to publish a series of horticultural lectures that had been given by his father-in-law; William Curtis. The nursery and the book were a success, and he looked for another garden to develop. This he found at Glazenwood, near Braintree in Essex.
Les Etacs, or the Garden Rocks, together with Ortac which lies farther out in the Swinge, are home to a population of around 6,000 breeding pairs of Northern Gannets. These, the most southern colonies of gannets, represent almost 3% of the world’s Northern Gannet population.
Some time ago, I was lucky enough to get a ride on a bamboo bike. For me, this was the absolute zenith of greenness. Yes, it does have to be shipped in, but what complete bike bought in the United Kingdom doesn’t have something on it that’s been brought in from faraway places?
It’s a worn out cliché, but farmers are really the custodians of the countryside, is there anything better that we could do with the land but farm it? In every way it must be the obvious, sensible and probably the cheapest way to look after the countryside.
These animals are more than just iconic emblems of Jersey’s agricultural history; they are a reflection on good husbandry and commercial success. They are economical to rear, but nevertheless give the highest quality milk of any cow.