White House gardening starts in earnest

Michelle Obama has started growing vegetables in the garden of the White House. She was seen starting the organic kitchen garden this week. Michelle wants to put healthy eating top of the agenda in America and the Obama’s hope to become locavores – eating food that comes only from their local area. Local freshly picked…

Come along to Babs 2 Brisbane book launch in Machynlleth

If you’re in the Machynlleth area on Wednesday March 18th come along to the book launch for Babs 2 Brisbane at the Tabernacle and listen to Babs talk about her amazing overland journey from Wales to Australia. Includes unseen footage of her journey, music and a chance to ask Barbara questions about her trip. Babs…

Babs 2 Brisbane launched with Express coverage

Barbara Haddrill’s Babs 2 Brisbane – the story of her overland journey from Wales to Australia to be a bridesmaid – has been published and is receiving widespread coverage. Last friday John Ingham featured it in his environmental column in The Daily Express. Babs 2 Brisbane is an amazing book. Even if you are not…

The Organic Garden out in paperback

Blimey. It’s been a long time since I blogged. I’ve even missed the launch date of my own book! The paperback version of The Organic Garden came out last week. Hurrah. It’s exactly the same content as the hardback but as the hardback is no longer available but for a handful of discounted copies at…