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One of the pleasures I take in visiting smaller towns and villages in North Wales derives from the variety I see on the high street. Unlike cities and towns where small businesses have been beaten by the lowest common denominators of ‘cheap’ and ‘easy’, local businesses create colour and diversity. They’re ...Read more »
We have posted before here on The Hills about mindful consumerism, and whilst we are often reminded to be thoughtful in our actions, be present in the now, and take time to be cognizant of where our food and products come from - I’ve recently been applying this to looking after ...Read more »
As you well know, here at The Hills we are crazy about our pets and all wildlife, and we take great pride in giving our furry friends the best lives possible. We have our resident vet expert Dugie here to give advice on their health and wellbeing, and we’re now lucky ...Read more »
Today we are welcoming Nutritionist and coach Lindsay from The Wellness Gypsy to the blog, to share one of her favourite breakfast recipes. She says 'muffins for breakfast feels a little rebellious. It's a chocolate muffin that not only tastes amazing but is packed with vitamins, minerals and healthy proteins and fats to get ...Read more »
We’ve been blackberry picking, my youngest son and I. Yes blackberry picking at the start of August when we wouldn’t usually go until the end of August bank holiday. Which meant we had out first blackberry crumble, oven on, cream out, in the heat. Very odd. The apple tree is also dropping fruit already ...Read more »
It’s been a jam-packed summer, and I am thrilled to be getting out and about and spending time with our newest members of The Hills Members Club. Most recently, I met up with Jo Smith to find out more about her incredible talents and her passion for small businesses and rural ...Read more »
Today we have another guest recipe post, from the lovely Niki from Rebel Recipes. She says that this dish is "a gorgeously creamy white bean and roast pepper stew with three types of beans, tomatoes and a big dollop of coconut yogurt swirled in to make it beautifully creamy. It’s light ...Read more »
This warming super-fuel dish is ideal if you’re trying to up your green intake and fend off nasty bugs. Chickpeas keep you feeling fuller for longer, plus spinach is full of iron and is an early spring crop, so perfect for this time of ...Find out more »
Why this pudding? Cos its dreary and cold, we are struggling now with the weather, you want to come home and think warmth and comfort. Twenty minutes prep time and I guarantee this pudding will lift your spiritsFind out more »
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Tarry Flynn, a young man in his mid 20s in 1930s staunchly Catholic Ireland, spends his days arguing with his mother, tending his smallholding and talking about girls with his friend, Eusebius...
Today we are welcoming Nutritionist and coach Lindsay from The Wellness Gypsy to the blog, to share one of her favourite breakfast recipes. She says 'muffins for breakfast feels a little rebellious. It's a chocolate muffin that not only ...
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