Camping, Camera’s & Chuckles

Camping, Camera’s & Chuckles

Growing up at Scotland’s most southerly point, where tractors and cows dominate the roads, meant heading down the swarming motorway towards Oxford, was an exciting adventure for my country bumpkin-self. After accepting a Summer internship with agri -comms specialist...
I wanted to be Tom Cruise, not a woman in agriculture!

I wanted to be Tom Cruise, not a woman in agriculture!

I have a confession – ever since my early teens I have wanted to be Tom Cruise!! I want to soar through the skies in a fighter jet, doing twists and turns as he did in the film Top Gun.  What I didn’t want to be was a women working in the agricultural and rural sector...
Protecting the future of rural youth

Protecting the future of rural youth

Rural places have no future without young people. Wherever I travel, the world over, this is a universal truth; when our youngsters leave it’s rare that they return, and if they don’t return, then rural places lose crucial services – schools, health services, sports...
Open Farm Sunday – the new Rock & Roll

Open Farm Sunday – the new Rock & Roll

Will Evans is a Welsh farmer. A couple of years ago he started a podcast called Rock & Roll Farming, he did it because no-one else was telling the farming industry’s story from a farmer’s perspective. He interviews a different person every week and it’s always...
A holiday isn’t a holiday without some farming

A holiday isn’t a holiday without some farming

It’s February and we’ve (Jane & her husband Mike) travelled 1,185 miles from Aberchirder to Chateaux D’Oex in Switzerland for some late winter skiing. We’re staying in a regional ‘nature park’called Gruyère Pays-d’Enhaut, 90-minutes from Geneva, an area that...