Country wisdom

country folklore, superstition, tradition, country sayings, old wives tales, herbal medicine

Today being National Shakespeare Day I thought I’d share some of the Bard’s words on birds. His writing describes their appearance, their habits and often uses them as metaphors for his characters’ behaviour. His birds…

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With the clocks going forward, it’s officially Springtime. The signs have been out there for a while, from Snowdrops and Primroses to the fresh green leaves of the Hawthorn unfurling. But the Blackthorn is the real…

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