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New Year, New Birds

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Of course, New Years is the biggest time of year for setting yourself new goals. My daughter Robyn is determined to spend more time writing and working on her business (by getting off Netflix!) and my daughter Lydia is going to try and reduce her stresses and do more exercise. However, it doesn’t have to be about exercise or changing priorities – we have another idea at Laverock Hall! Last year we encouraged you to think a lot about Veganuary and how instead of not eating meat you could look to feed the birds and encourage a flurry of wildlife to your world. This year, we are encouraging you to feed the birds on a regular schedule! It’s important to feed the birds on a timescale that works for you too – your goal could be to feed them once a week or once a day, but a walk in the...

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Veganuary

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  Dry January began a few years back in 2015 and is a great way of keeping healthy after a, perhaps, boozy festive period! This year a few official bodies have been encouraging ‘Veganuary’ to ask people to try and be vegan for one month. This may not be our cup of tea down on the farm, but one initiative we can get behind is the vegan mentality of looking out for the great outdoors and the wildlife within it – is the Laverock Hall lifestyle becoming fashionable? As some of you may know, myself and Chris are often spotted down fields and hedgerows spilling bird foods around in the cold weather to make sure our feathered friends are eating well, and to check up on our prickly friends and those with fluffy tails! Venganuary might be quite a tough challenge to keep up, and it might be a large lifestyle...

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