Sunday, January 21, 2018
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Core Strength

In my particular Hampshire market town there has been a sudden and very visible outbreak of severe ……fitness. It’s everywhere! No matter how early...

Apple Chutney

Chutney is very easy to make and this is the time of year to make preserves for use during the coming months. Chutney can...

Nature – A Question of Perspective

If you look down on it you won’t have to worry about perspective, Helen, the art tutor, suggests. I rearrange the single maple leaf on...

Simon Cooper – Fly Fishing Agent, Chalk Stream Conservationist and Author

To meet with Simon Cooper, fly fishing agent, chalkstream conservationist and author, is to be in the company of a man who seems totally...

Jane’s Kitchen – Vegetable Cheese Crumble

September should see a good crop of vegetables in farm shops and supermarkets or even from your own vegetable patch. This dish can be...

Getting Plastered

Have you ever had an accident at work?’ so the advertisement goes. Well The Husband certainly has. He only slipped off the third rung...

The Secret Life of Bees

Anyone It’s not every day that you get a chance to experience the private life of a honey bee, but I’m doing just that....

Hampshire People talks with Lawrie McMenemy MBE

When researching the life of Lawrie McMenemy, football player, coach and most famously manager, it was evident that the word ‘legend’ often accompanied his...

The Voracious Bank Vole

Anyone who thinks the countryside is quiet should spend a summer afternoon working in a Hampshire garden. Apart from the bleating of sheep in...

Agility Ability?

Aglorious day at ‘Downton Abbey’, home to a very countrified county show. With not a pony club in sight, this was a serious countryman’s...