Ice crystals
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The beast from the east in West Dorset

Written by Beth Bright

We rarely see snow in this neck of the woods. And a red alert? Isn’t that when you get too much sun? This week has seen

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Snowdrops in a field
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Look on the Bright side

Written by Beth Bright

It’s turning out to be the kind of month when you probably don’t want to look out of the window and see yet more rain/mist/SNOW! But when the sun

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Red, white and pink hearts
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Love is in the air

Written by Beth Bright

From kissing gates to love seats, we have the perfect gift to set your valentine’s heart racing. And while you’re deciding, here’s the lowdown on the

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year message
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We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Written by Beth Bright

It’s the final countdown. You never think you’re going to be ready and then…it’s Christmas and how did that happen? Don’t forget you’re invited for mince

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Mince pies with holly pastry decoration
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Join us for mince pies and mulled apple juice

Written by Beth Bright

It really is beginning to feel a lot like Christmas and we’d like to invite you to join us for mince pies and mulled apple juice on

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Christmas street with woman celebrating
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Gifts galore at our country store

Written by Beth Bright

Time for an Advent-ure Visit our country store and discover lovely gifts for those you care about this Christmas. We’ve made our own Advent calendar, revealing a new gift every day

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Decorated Christmas tree in snow with girl in red
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How to keep your Christmas tree happy

Written by Beth Bright

A real tree is a real joy: the fragrance, touch and sheer wonder of having a little bit of pine forest at home. Here’s how to keep

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Christmas tree with lights
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The real deal: your Christmas tree guide (and some Norwegian traditions)

Written by Beth Bright

Our freshly cut trees go on sale 1 December.  Here’s how to choose the best one for your home and keep it looking good right through till

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Christmas tree decoration with hat
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Brighten up your Christmas!

Written by Beth Bright

It’s over a month to Christmas. Don’t panic, we’ve got lots in store to make this Noel extra special. Save the date: Trees on sale 1st December

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Black Ouessant sheep
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Vive la France: Ouessant sheep come calling

Written by Beth Bright

We’ve been feeling very Francophile all week. It started with an order for some hay racks and foot shears for a flock of Ouessant (Ushant) sheep in

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Incinerator in garden
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The heat is on

Written by Beth Bright

As Guy Fawkes weekend approaches, it’s the perfect time to get out in the garden and do a little burning. All those prunings, thorny stems and weeds

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array of pumpkins outdoors
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Peanuts, pumpkins and pies

Written by Beth Bright

The clocks go BACK an hour this weekend and that always make me stop and think: soon it’ll be December 21, the shortest day, start of the winter

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