25 Year Anniversary

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It is 25 years to the day since we bought 1 Oakfield Terrace. The House itself is 101 years old this year. We bought 2 Oakfield Terrace in 2003 and by 2006 we had combined them together to make Oakfield … Continued

Volunteers Christmas Walk & Meal

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Today we went out with the BWHEG Volunteers for a festive Christmas walk and meal. We walked around Forgeside, Big Pit, Coity Tip, Garn Lakes for about 3 hours before ending up in the Market Tavern for an excellent meal. … Continued

Roses in November

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The weather is confusing the plants.  Here we have a rose coming to bloom on a foggy day in November but on the same day we have our first heavy frost.

Extracting Honey

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The top photo shows a frame of ‘capped’ honey. When the bees have worked the honey to the correct consistency they put a wax capping over the top of each cell in the frame so that it is stored ready … Continued

Topiary Acorn

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For the past few years we have been trying to create an acorn shaped box bush to represent Oakfield B&B . It is surprising how therapeutic it can feel as you chop away at the excess foliage.

Jams at the ready

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All these redcurrants and gooseberries were picked at our allotment. Too many to make into pies so they are now in pots as jam – ready for the breakfast table to go on guest’s toast. Nothing nicer than homemade on … Continued