4 walks to try during lockdown

4 walks to try during lockdown

4 walks to try during lockdown If we learnt anything from the first lockdown, it was the importance of daily exercise for both our physical and mental wellbeing. This time around, the temperature has certainly dropped, so grab a cosy winter coat, pull on some wellies...
Recipe: Wild Mushroom and Truffle Risotto

Recipe: Wild Mushroom and Truffle Risotto

Wild Mushroom and Truffle Risotto A second lockdown means more time to try new recipes. And with truffle season now upon us, what better ingredient to experiment with? Promising a rich, earthy flavour, this indulgent ingredient is incredibly versatile. Shave it onto...
New Book by David Butler

New Book by David Butler

Cordite and Castrol R Introduction – It has taken me about four years to get to the point of publishing. Originally, I just wanted to record my life’s story primarily for my grandchildren. A visiting soldier, seriously injured in Afghanistan, convinced me I...
Chalk streams

Chalk streams

Chalk streams are a characteristic and attractive feature of the Chilterns landscape. They are also a globally rare habitat, confined to north west Europe and to the UK in particular. In fact more than 85% of all the chalk streams in the world, are found in England....
Sustainable Sarratt and the River Chess update from Alan

Sustainable Sarratt and the River Chess update from Alan

I have recently received an email from Sarah Bentley who is the new CEO at Thames Water. She has recently visited the River Chess at various places and appreciates why the health of  the river is so important to everyone. She has accepted our request for a few local...