On the eve of British Summer time officially beginning it already feels like I am a bit late in the day to be writing my ‘Spring blog’, but as a team we have been ever so busy preparing for our first Fayre of 2021, well our first Fayre for quite some time in fact! Like [...]
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To say I am a regular blogger is certainly not true! but there is no denying it’s a pretty useful outlet right now! A place to offer a little more detail on the snapshots from us on Instagram and perhaps give you more of an idea of who we are and even some I know [...]
Crikey, time does fly – I’ve just been reading back to last years’ Spring Blog…so much has changed in a year and so much has happened!! I can also barely believe that there was indeed a February heatwave last year!!!! Do you remember it?? Doesn’t compare well with this years’ February weather…but enough said about [...]
It’s the time that authors and poets describe as …“the years last, loveliest smile” and “a mosaic of all the seasons” with some going so far as to say “Every leaf speaks to me, fluttering from the Autumn tree!” Whilst we at Humble Country HQ do love a good leaf kicking Autumn dog walk, it’d [...]
Happy May Day from the Humble Country girls! One month today and we will be up and running at our first event of the year as Bradford on Avon Food & Drink Festival kicks off. We hope to see lots of you down there near Bath, and we are busy with the final planning but [...]
We can't wait...taking place at Victory Fields on Saturday 1st June in the centre of the historic Wiltshire market town of Bradford on Avon. Brought to you by the team that run Thame Food Festival in Oxfordshire, this one day event will be a fun, foodie family day out for everyone to enjoy. From *celebrity [...]
This February heatwave is just glorious isn’t it? Not even going to contemplate how long it may or may not last but right now it’s incredibly welcome… I’m sitting soaking it up in my garden taking a well deserved coffee break from clearing leaves and a spot of early planting… a pretty near perfect moment for pausing [...]
With the big day drawing near, presents wrapped and your tree and wreaths up we begin to turn our attention to the Christmas table itself… Even when time is short it’s easy and a most enjoyable task to create timeless elegance on your Christmas table….we recommend keeping table decorations small so they don’t interfere with [...]
The autumn is the perfect time to turn your attention inside and add interest and warmth to your surroundings. It only takes a few choice pieces to update the décor and change the mood of your home to suit the season. From a cosy throw to cuddle up by the fire with, a new candle [...]
Sorry it's been a while - I've missed you! Whilst the country experiences a period of such glorious balmy weather (lets hope that this continues!!), we all love to get outdoors, enjoy great family time, style our gardens as we would our homes, however then we discover that the trusty old cushions are beyond faded [...]