Hello and welcome to The Compost Bin. I'm Compostwoman and I live with my family in rural Herefordshire. We have nearly four acres of garden and woodland, all managed organically, which we share with Chickens, Cats, Guinea Pigs and assorted wildlife. We also grow a lot of our own food, run courses in all sorts of things and make a lot of compost!

I work as an environmental educator, writer and Forest School leader at Moors Wood . I am a Master Composter and spent 10 years as a volunteer Community Compost adviser with Garden Organic and my local Council. I offer talks and run workshops and events where we talk about compost, veg growing, chicken keeping, cooking, preserving and sustainable living. We also make crafts and have fun.

We try to live a more self sufficient lifestyle here, as best we can, while still having a comfortable life and lots of fun. To learn more about us click on the About Compostwoman tab and remember to click on the photos to make them full size!


Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Birthday :)


I went and picked some flowers from the wood - I do this every year on my birthday :)


Lovely presents from my family :)


And Compostman baked me the most amazing choklit brownies EVER!


I have had some wonderful presents - strangely mainly made by friends or bought from their indy shops!  I now am the proud keeper of a Celestine and the Hare Panda ( will she be sweary? Oh yes!) a Wentworth Jackie Morris Bluebell Hares jigsaw, some fab choklit, GoT box set ( we don't do Sky so my first chance to see it on the screen rather than in my imagination!) some fab books (Benedict Cumberbatch biog and The Hare Book. ) Also was gifted an early birthday present of the Celestine and the Hare workshop earlier this month so have Cyril the Squizzer from that   And I bought myself some colouring in pens and a grown up colouring in book to use them in last week 

This time last year I was really concerned that I might not make 53. I am so grateful that I have now improved good health and I am so grateful for all my friends. I love you all.

1 comment:

  1. Happy Birthday! So glad you made it too! xxx
    Loving your pressies, especially the Hare book!

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