Articles tagged 'muddy marathon'

Muddy Matches at #SBSEvent2013

Muddy Matches at #SBSEvent2013

*Warning – this blog post contains shameless namedropping and praise for some fantastic UK and Irish businesses. On 28th November we had the great pleasure of attending the #SBS2013 winner’s event to celebrate...

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The Muddy Motorhome Is For Sale

The Muddy Motorhome Is For Sale

It’s the end of an era, but don’t worry we’re not talking about Muddy Matches; we’re talking about the fact that the beloved Muddy Matches Motorhome is up for sale. Now it’s on the market (sob) we...

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Back from the CLA Game Fair!

Back from the CLA Game Fair!

CLA Game Fair 2010 The Muddy Matches country cottage motorhome made its way to Ragley Hall, Warwickshire, at the weekend for the CLA Game Fair. The weekend, which saw over 144,000 visitors pass through the gates,...

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Mellow Yellow Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil

Mellow Yellow Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil

For our last business visit, we decided to keep it local and popped in to see Duncan Farrington, who produces Mellow Yellow cold pressed rapeseed oil on the family farm near Hargrave, Northamptonshire. Mellow...

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Where does your recycling go?

Where does your recycling go?

Another unusual farm diversification project…but Chris and Simon Mountain’s East Midlands waste management and recycling centre has been so successful that they now rent out the family farm and have essentially...

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Fencing in Yorkshire

Fencing in Yorkshire

It was easily the coldest day of the year when we spent the morning on a Yorkshire farm with fencing contractor, Wilf Standeven. Wilf grew up in Yorkshire and after a brief stint in London was drawn back to the...

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Abseiling in the Lake District

Abseiling in the Lake District

Think outdoor activities in the Lake District and you might be conjuring up images of wet school trips with ill-fitting waterproof gear and soggy sandwiches.  Okay, so the Lake District isn’t known for its tropical...

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Forraging for Food with James Burton

Forraging for Food with James Burton

We spent an action-packed day with professional chef, mean shot and founder of Vallum Cooking, James Burton.  Based on a Northumbrian smallholding on Hadrian’s Wall (‘vallum’ refers to the deep ditch that runs...

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Spying on Salmon

Spying on Salmon

We came across the Philiphaugh Salmon Viewing Centre by chance when we saw the new log-cabin tea shop they have just built next door and thought we’d kill some time and grab a cuppa.  Our mobile country home obviously...

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Hunter Boots: Alive and Kicking

Hunter Boots: Alive and Kicking

When we told people that we were going to visit the Hunter boot factory in Dumfries, the immediate response was, “I thought they went bust, what happened?” To be honest, we weren’t entirely sure but we knew they...

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Wiggly Podcasting

Wiggly Podcasting

Our trip to Wiggly Wigglers, a Herefordshire natural gardening company, was a late addition to an already full itinerary but we had heard that its founder, Heather Gorringe, was a really interesting woman, and decided we...

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