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7 September, 2010 Vicky 0

‘I adore honey – local honey’, echoes the emphatic cry from the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, commonly known as Debo. This woman commands tremendous respect and has made the Chatsworth Estate one of the best […]


7 September, 2010 Vicky 0

I am frequently told that going on a walk with me can be rather disconcerting. Except from the occasions when I offer my companion the odd leaf to chew upon, I appear to be strangely […]


7 September, 2010 Vicky 0

What are mushrooms and toadstools? ‘Venomous and muthering’, ‘evil ferment’, ‘poysononous damp weeds’. Few people of the past had a good word to say about fungi and, until the early eighteenth century, no one had […]

Orchid Essence Healing

7 September, 2010 Vicky 0

Flower essences are used daily by hundreds of thousands of people around the world today. Primarily taking their inspiration from the work of Dr. Edward Back (1886 -1936), there are now several hundred essence makers […]

The Complete Herbal Tutor

7 September, 2010 Vicky 0

Global herbal traditions Today’s herbalist’s draw on a variety of healing traditions, from shamanic ritual to remedies proven by scientific trials. Many of the world’s traditional systems of healing share a common thesis: that everything […]

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