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...
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...
Do we love our “virtual personality” enough online?

Do we love our “virtual personality” enough online?

Over 50% of the world population is under 30 years of age with those at school and college never having licked a stamp nor having to wait while their broadband dials-up. In world terms Facebook now has a larger audience than the population of any country, LinkedIn has...