A classics student’s guide to Ancient Rome

Despite being an undergraduate classics student fascinated with Ancient Rome, I had never been to Europe’s eternal city. So when Ryan treated me to a New Years break in Rome as a 21st birthday present I was ecstatic and could not wait to visit the city littered with history. Here’s a short summary of what […]

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10 signs you know Christmas has arrived on the farm!

I am finally back home on the farm for the Christmas holidays! As I’m feeling festive, here’s ten things you’ll know from living on a farm at Christmas time. The 3 Wise Reps  Similar to the nativity scene, the festive period warrants an annual visit from local reps who come to the farm bearing gifts […]

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Lord Mayor’s Show 2017

This weekend I was extremely fortunate to represent North West Farmers (Lancashire, Cumbria and Cheshire) at the 802nd Lord Mayor’s Show, London, on behalf of the National Farmers Union, New Holland and The Worshipful Company of Farmers. For those of you thinking, what on earth is the Lord Mayor’s Show, it is one of the most popular […]

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Eating sustainably – how students can support UK farmers

Going to a city university has made me realise just how out of touch today’s generation are with the production of their food. Especially students, who have, I am ashamed to admit, asked me some daft questions about the Agricultural Industry. Don’t get me wrong, I like it when people ask questions and try to […]

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Mental Health and Farmers

Mental health is a subject that unfortunately attracts so much stigmatism. But I believe it is time to change this! With campaigns such as Mental Health Awareness Week and World Mental Health, there is a clear need for more awareness in today’s society, with more and more people suffering with Mental Health. Whilst I am […]

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UK Jersey Society herd together to promote breed on #Farm24

Back in June I was extremely fortunate to go on the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists / John Deere Training Scheme where I learned all the tips and tricks for becoming an agricultural journalist. I also met some amazing people who I am lucky enough to call friends for life! As part of the scheme […]

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Beijing Trip: Bizarre, Beautiful and Brilliant

In August I was selected to go to Beijing on a three-week Study China programme, funded by the UK government and delivered by The University of Manchester. Seeing as I had never travelled beyond Europe before, I was excited by the offer and jumped at the chance to experience something completely new and outside my […]

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