Category Archives: family

What would you tell a 15 Year old?

I have been asked to talk to a group of 15 year old students as part of a series of talks on the subject of careers. They are looking for someone to give an alternative view to the “You must … Continue reading

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Accident or Design?

As a Craftsmen I love my job, it offers variety and every day is different, that’s  until I get take on a big project with a timescale, when it suddenly becomes a production line. I have spent the last couple of … Continue reading

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Going Up in Smoke!

The latest Heritage Craft Project Book is published today – How  to Make Food Smokers and Dehydrators. This one came about by popular demand from customers asking for the plans of my designs.  Over the years I have made a number … Continue reading

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Is the Goose Getting Fat?

Christmas is coming and if the Nursery Rhyme is to be believed Geese around the country should be putting on weight, so its time to start thinking about presents for your nearest and dearest as a festive gift, or for … Continue reading

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The Old Blokes Kitchen Rides again

Last year I was invited to appear at the Enfield Food festival,  I cant have been too bad because they have invited me back. I am on Monday but frankly having seen the line up its worth going for both … Continue reading

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A Useful By Product

Sometimes you stumble onto something good by accident, and you end up with a result you didn’t expect which far exceeds your expectation, and that’s where I am with Vegan Gravy powder. If you have read my blog before you will know … Continue reading

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Norfolk joins the Space Race?

There is an old saying that suggests a prophet isn’t revered in their own land. Now whilst I wont try and claim to be a prophet I can understand the sentiments and its a message that’s been brought home sharply with this … Continue reading

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