Monthly Archives: "January 2014"

Powerstock Common – A Winter Walk

At last, a Sunday without rain. And sunshine and blue skies to boot. A chance to get out and about. Powerstock Common is a nature reserve managed by Dorset Wildlife Trust. Post-war conifer plantations have gradually been cleared and the area is being returned to a mix of more natural habitats. And it is chock-full

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Cabin Fever – Keeping it at Bay. Part Two

Another Sunday, another dark, wet and miserable day. Not to fear – there’s plenty to be getting on with: Product Development   This quiet time is great for getting together ideas picked up through the year. Remember Hobbies for Girls? Well there are some patterns for soft toys in that book just right for some

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Cabin Fever – Keeping it at Bay. Part One

There’s nothing for it but to stay indoors. Storm after storm. It’s never ending. Getting out and about around here lately is at best unpleasant and at worst downright dangerous. But the danger of staying indoors is the onset of cabin fever. What to do? You could take the Danish approach and adopt the concept

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