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Tandem Paragliding on The Isle Of Wight

Great article and video by the Telegraph. Our friend Paddy Court of High Adventure Paragliding takes one of their journalists for a flight on the west coast of the Island. Take a look and try it next time you visit the Island. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/uk/10953493/Paragliding-over-the-Isle-of-Wight-how-to-fly.html

Breaking news!

Quick post to say I have just seen the cutest bundle of black fluff with a bright red beak, about the size of a golf ball. The moorhens eggs have hatched. Sorry no photo as they are too quick for me, but it makes me stupidly happy!

Kestrel nest box

Our kestrels have surprised us by raising 4 chicks in the kestrel nest box that we put up at The Little Barn. We had thought they had only managed one (as they did last year) but as the feeding became more frantic the fluffy heads increased. The childish side of […]

Isle of Wight Food News

Isle of Wight food hits the news again. Today The Guardian published and article about local business Wild Island Dressings. I am particularly fond of their Raspberry Balsamic  Dressing. Good to see a local business in the national news. Read more at http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/mar/01/wild-island-salad-dressings-behind-the-scenes  

Buckets of Blackberries!

Richard and I went for a quick walk this morning and came back with 6lbs of blackberries. Hands now stained nicely and crumble settling into the tummy. Looks like I’ll be making jam tomorrow! Yum yum.