Readers will know I’m a huge supporter of independent businesses. The HWO household is HQ to two businesses so we understand the highs and lows running a business brings. One particular high this year was winning a place in the #smallbiz100 which celebrates 100 small businesses across the nation. There…

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I’ve been popping into Bradford on Avon on and off for a few years. ┬áThere are lots of wonderful independent shops and cafes and it’s closer to us than Bath. I’m not sure how many times I’ve wandered through Lambs Yard however I’ve never spotted The Secret Garden tucked away!…

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This week (27 May – 2 June) is English Wine Week and what better way to celebrate than talking to Dominic from Maud Heath Vineyard, based just up the road from me in Bremhill, Calne. Firstly, I must have driven past the farm house a million times over the years,…

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Last week we had lunch in Bradford on Avon at the Fat Fowl. Arlene is the boss lady at the Fat Fowl – she started as a pastry chef in London but when she had children the two didn’t go hand in hand. Her and husband then moved the family…

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