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How do I cook breast of lamb?

How do I cook breast of lamb?

What on earth do I do with breast of lamb? It's a question I get asked over and over again. If you purchase a whole or half lamb from your butcher for the freezer, you will get breast of lamb as part of your freezer pack. You can potentially opt to have the breast of...

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Why I think work life balance is impossible to achieve

Why I think work life balance is impossible to achieve

Work life balance. It's what we're all striving for – or at least it's what we're told we should all be striving for. That point of perfection when everything at work is perfect and everything outside work is perfect; a place where there's no stress, no pressure, no...

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Me, my business and lessons learned from trees

Me, my business and lessons learned from trees

Trees have always been important to me. They have provided me with entertainment, interest, security, solace, comfort and more recently part of my income. Growing up in a rambling old stone house surrounded by large beech and horse chestnut trees, my childhood was...

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The Power of Me – But I’ve been in the wrong place

The Power of Me – But I’ve been in the wrong place

The Power of You - that was the theme of this year's WiRE Conference. I've never thought of myself as being particularly powerful. In fact, I'm a quiet soul at heart, but what I do know is that my business is all about me - I am the face, I am the brand, I am the...

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