Wedding dress seeks bride to be

Wedding dress seeks bride to be

Visitors to Birch Eco Cottage occasionally leave small items behind intentionally. Usually because they are travelling on and don’t have room in their luggage. We were surprised then, to find that newlyweds from Vermont,  Marianne and Derreck had decided to...
Open day success

Open day success

There’s nothing quite like the promise of visitors to get a load of jobs done, and the week leading up to our open day was no exception. Paving laid, beds cleared, weeds thinned, and some serious tidying up. The weather smiled on us the entire time, and our worrying was put aside as a great crowd turned up on the day.

Community living

Community living

I recently heard Tobias Jones talking on the radio about Windor Hill Wood, an experiment in communal living, albeit a fairly extreme one where his family took in folk with a range of issues, with the ideal of giving them a refuge. Although our circumstances are vastly...
All fired up

All fired up

We’re all fired up – not only because the benign weather has allowed us to share food around the fire for a few days, but because after just three days of campaigning we have reached over  30% of our funding goal! We’re full of exciting plans for the...
The end of the season

The end of the season

  Well, our busy season has finally come to an end, with the departure of our last wwoofers of the year – Armando, Clare and their son Leo, who have just returned home to Illinois in the USA.  Most of their week here was spent preparing all the bits and pieces...