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As the Story is Told: Farming Life Part II

Every week, I share an excerpt from the book my Great Aunt helped write, As the Story is Told: A History of Morpeth and Community, which was printed in 1986. 849 more words


Planting Rice is Never Fun

Planting rice is never fun
Bent from morn till the set of sun,
Cannot stand and cannot sit,
Cannot rest for a little bit. 492 more words


ArcheAge Bots are finally Available

Ever since the release of Archeage we all have been waiting for the first bots to be released and us finally being able to outsource our farming efforts to our dear, beloved and loyal Robot friends. 87 more words

Balancing it all

My attitude towards the environment and dealing with climate change is that of striking a balance between the understandable panic from climate scientists and the practicalities of what’s possible. 2,128 more words

Climate Change

Botham Takes on the RSPB (and I Can't Even Think of a Good Cricket Pun)

It’s not often my twin interests of cricket and conservation combine. So, given Ian Botham’s criticism of the RSPB this week, I couldn’t give up the chance to comment. 1,364 more words


Ethics and Agriculture

Here is the first of a couple crazy incidents that have inspired me to write.

Around here Mondays are the day to send cull animals or any livestock to a local auction house. 459 more words


don't be a chicken about chicken meat

How much do we actually know about where food comes from? And from that knowledge, how much do we store at the back of our brains, out of the way so that it doesn’t affect the choices we make at the supermarket?  479 more words

Environment & Sustainabilty