We have great ambitions: to show the world you can be happier when you are in tune with the seasons while creating amazing memories and making the world a better place for future generations.

So let us take you on a magical adventure of a world where all plastic isn’t seen as evil and we know the season to eat sardines.

We know we aren’t perfect and don’t get everything right but we are honest! That is how we can all be the catalyst for change. Rise up and join us in Starting a Revolution from your Kitchen Table and get mouth watering recipes, magical event invites and seasonal news you won’t believe you lived without?
08/09/2021
Crab Apple: The Look of Love

The crab apple is the prehistoric ancestor of the apple and cousin of the rose.  There is so much myth and legend that surrounds it, not least because of the shape that lays inside - a pentagram. Slices of apples placed neatly on saucers have been found in tombs dating back over 5,000 years. The […]

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25/08/2021
Blessed be the Fruit? Blackberries and Beelzebub

A berry-laden blackberry bush is an iconic symbol of the end of summertime. It seems to soften the blow of autumn's ceaseless approach- a sweet treat gifted in commiseration for the return of dark, cold days. A single bush will attract a whole village- suited commuters, sullen teens and sprightly children all stopping a moment […]

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05/08/2021
Pop your Cherry with our Forgaing Fairystories.

The cherry tree is perhaps best recognised as an icon of spring- it’s lightly pink or white blossoms arriving around easter, marking the festival of rebirth and new beginnings. It has become a global favourite, with people the world over waiting with bated breath for the jaw-droppingly beautiful explosion of blossom.  As many beautiful blossom […]

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30/06/2021
Foraging Fairy Tales: Elder - North American Folklore

When I think of Native Americans I am guilty of being influenced more by old cowboy films than real life.  In my mind I see feather headdresses, redskins and peace pipes.  I also hear the very haunting, smooth montage music as my ‘Indian Brave’ is at one with nature and sending smoke signals across the […]

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09/06/2021
Foraging Fairytales: Elderflower- Friend of Foe?

Elderflower season has arrived! As with many things in this peculiar year it's a little later than usual, but we don't mind. It's a delight to have the queen of British summertime gracing our fields and hedgerows once again. To celebrate the return of Elder's beautiful blooms, and the release of our bestselling first book […]

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26/05/2021
Foraging Fairytales: Nettles - Love or Hate?

Are nettles the marmite of the foraging world? Since the beginning of time we have had a love hate relationship with these amazing plants. Rubbing up against them with a bare leg definitely makes me share an expletive but when they are served up on the dinner table I am delighted. They are nutritious, free, […]

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19/05/2021
Foraging Fairytales: Wild Garlic

 Also known as: Bear’s Garlic, Gypsies Onions or Ramsons/Ramsins. When it comes to wild garlic, I just can’t get enough. Since first scouting it in March, I've spent many a walk lining my (now lightly fragranced) pockets with bushels of the stuff. Unfortunately the season is coming to an end, so I’ll be spending evenings […]

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12/05/2021
Foraging Fairytales; The Legendary Birch Tree

The changing of the seasons is the most magical time of the year.  As we gently say goodbye to Spring and hello to Summer we notice little signs that the ‘Hunger Gap’ will soon be over, giving way to the ‘Time of Plenty’. We’ve filled our foraging basket with wild garlic, young nettle leaves and […]

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07/05/2021
Foraging Fairytales: Small But Mighty Violets

The violet is small but mighty- bringing fear to farmwives, luck to the Irish and revolution to the French.  Who could imagine that such a small flower could have such a rich history!  Let’s begin with the Greek Goddess Persephone. Persephone was gathering violets for her mother Demeter (Goddess of the Earth) when Hades, entranced […]

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