VERA’S BLOG

Bringing you news and stories from Grove Cottage Forge

A little seasonal recipe from the forge

A little seasonal recipe from the forge

One of our favourite times of year at the forge is now upon us … time for picking fruit and making lots of yummy creations to see us through the winter months. Here’s a little recipe from us to you.

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With Autumn just around the corner it’s time to plan ahead

With Autumn just around the corner it’s time to plan ahead

With the long dry spell of weather, the harvest is well underway. I remember my dad always said ‘once you see the stubble on the fields, you know winter is around the corner’. And it’s true, with the nights now starting to pull in and the days getting shorter, I start thinking about the seasons ahead.

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The Suffolk Show 2018

The Suffolk Show 2018

  THE SUFFOLK SHOW 2018    Trinity Park We enjoyed two brilliant days at the Suffolk Show at Trinity Park in May. A show like that really makes you proud to be from Suffolk. As we ventured through the gates, the first thing we saw was our very own Trinity; a trio of...

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Are you refurbishing your nest?

Are you refurbishing your nest?

are you re-furbing your nest? Use our easy online order forms and guides It's that time of year again when we start refurbishing our nests. It can be a chore to find that bespoke look you are striving for. Here at Grove Cottage Forge we make it easy for you to order...

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Life at the Forge

Life at the Forge

A little insight into daily life at Grove Cottage Forge. Whether he is shoeing horses, or creating some bespoke wrought ironwork, Graham is always busy hand crafting iron objects for use inside and outside the home.

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As Mad as a March Hare

As Mad as a March Hare

At Grove Cottage Forge we are very privileged to be able to observe the wild hare and it’s behaviour in the fields surrounding us. It reminds us of Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ when the March Hare sat down at the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.

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The Suffolk Horseman’s Suit

The Suffolk Horseman’s Suit

Vera was proud to be the owner of a Suffolk horse which she called Bertie. The Suffolk Punch is a local breed, so much so, that it can be traced back to a Colt foal born in 1768, owned by Thomas Crisp of Ufford, which is the next village to our Forge in Wickham Market.

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