Chicken Nugget – The Dorking

Breed Name: Dorking Region of origin: United Kingdom  Profile: The Dorking is a very ancient British breed believed to have its ancestry rooted back in Roman Britain where five-toed Dorking like breeds were described in texts from AD 47. It is a very heavy breed but there is no evidence as yet to suggest that, as …

Guest blog from over the pond – Fencing for Chickens

Occasionally I receive content for the blog from folks around the web and this time I've been sent some fencing information care of Liz Greene. If you follow any of the columns I write for various magazines then you'll be familiar of my encounters with predators here in the UK, namely the fox, badger and …

14 Creative Ways To Reuse Empty Wine Bottles

I guess it's not every day you pop up in the Huffington Post  14 Creative Ways To Reuse Empty Wine Bottles. Some nice ideas in here but really, do I need instructions on how to make a wine bottle into a rolling pin??