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Free Range vs Organic Eggs

Free Range vs Organic Eggs

In Britain, around half of all eggs sold are labelled as free range compared to only 3 % that are sold as Organic. But what is the difference between the two? The Soil Association (the largest Organic certification body in the UK) allows for up to 2000 birds in a...

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Yoga at The Fold

Yoga at The Fold

The ancient art of Yoga goes back over two thousand years, standing the test of time as a system to find health and well-being.  Not only are there the physical benefits of practicing yoga, such as improved flexibility and posture, but also mental; Studies show...

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Overweight, overtired and overwrought?

Overweight, overtired and overwrought?

What links weight issues, fatigue and mood problems? It has long been known that these three issues often co-exist (1–3), especially, it seems, in women. Obesity is associated with a higher risk of developing depression and anxiety, and vice versa (2). Does being...

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Fear or Phobia

Fear or Phobia

A phobia is an overwhelming and debilitating fear of an object, place, situation, feeling or animal.  Phobias tend to be more pronounced than fears.  They develop when a child or adult has an exaggerated or unrealistic sense of danger about a situation or object.  If...

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Badgers at The Fold

Badgers at The Fold

Here is a video of some local badgers feeding in a small wood near the river fields. They are eating some peanuts that have been left under the leaves as a bait. You will see that the largest badger, probably a sow with three cubs hears something and a few seconds...

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THE ROBIN (Erithacus rubecula)

THE ROBIN (Erithacus rubecula)

This friendly  bird has become an icon of winter, and can be seen almost anywhere in the UK that has some shrubs or bushes for cover. In the garden, the resident robin will soon arrive if there is food available, whether worms and insects from gardening activity or...

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Parenting the Highly Sensitive Child

Parenting the Highly Sensitive Child

To say parenting a highly sensitive child is a challenge is an understatement and can leave even the most highly seasoned parent in a pickle!  Highly sensitive babies are often more difficult to settle or just need ‘their routine’ more than siblings or friends’...

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Love Revolution by Satish Kumar

Love Revolution by Satish Kumar

Words from The Fold's Patron and Activist Satish Kumar: Our acts for the Earth are Acts of Love. The UK parliament has declared “climate emergency” in the country. From the 90 years old iconic BBC presenter David Attenborough to 16 years old Swedish activist Greta...

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Fri 17

Beginners Yoga with Melissa Porter

April 17 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Sat 18

Framed Needle Felted Picture

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Sun 19

Silk Flower Headpiece: Millinery Workshop

April 19 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon 20

Vinyasa Yoga with Melissa Porter

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mon 20

Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Jess Morris

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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