I only use three things on my skin; witch hazel, olive oil, and natural unscented olive oil soap. That might sound rather limited but there are so many different ways to use olive oil that you’ll never get bored. I make my own lavender oil as a treatment for my skin, as a massage oil for tired muscles, and as an insect repellent in summer.
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Walking the Goats and making Herbal Tea on the mountainside.
Twice a day I go out with my goatsfor an hour and walk the nearby hills and valleys. Whilst they eat I collect as many medicinal and edible plants as I can. Here’s some of my favourites…
Here are some of the things we’ve been up to this Spring…
These caterpillars who eventually become moths are spreading into Norther Spain and France from the south, killing off coniferous forests with alarming speed.
For €3 a month you can help us to support the local bird population.
Well, says the elderly Spanish gentleman who sells us our bales of hay, you could try spraying the trees with “mierda de perros”- that’s the Spanish for “dog shit” in case you were wondering.
This week we find out how three different families poop in the wild.