Category Archives: Ruralism
Firstly congratulations to all those at the Orford General Store for winning the Countryside Alliance UK and Ireland Village Shop and Post Office Champion 2012. We missed visiting when I wrote the piece below and have since caught up with … Continue reading
I have been surprise to find that the puffballs, normally only available in September are already out and doing really well in July. The combination of warm damp ( well wet) weather has done its stuff and the fungi are … Continue reading
SEPTEMBER is a great time to have an allotment — you have an abundance of produce, the freezer is full of vegetables to use over the winter, and the garage has bags of onions and potatoes. Best of all, the … Continue reading
I have been introduced to a great blog that is bringing to our screens the amazing personal history of the rural midwest. There was even a publication called Missouri Ruralist which is featured. Do look at Prairie Yesteryear.
Orford is a small village nestled on flatlands in the armpit of Orford Ness, a spit of land build up by the deposits of the eroding Norfolk and North Suffolk coast. Orford Ness is now a National Trust managed nature … Continue reading
We brought some more logs in to feed our log-burner this afternoon. What with stories of oil being stolen from peoples’ outside stores due to rocketing prices we have to be grateful for the one saving grace of wood: it … Continue reading