Coming soon!

I am rattling through old photographs and diaries from my family in search of smallholding stories. Both sets of grandparents were smallholding in various ways and I am looking forward to sharing their stories and photographs with you…..

My father and dog Jane helping sort the bales at the Nuttery

My Dad as a boy and his dog Jane helping sort the bales at the Nuttery, Suffolk.

The Runacres Smallholding History:

A few starting words: https://thegoodlifeinpractice.wordpress.com/2013/02/17/runacres-smallholding-history/

The set up of the Nuttery: https://thegoodlifeinpractice.wordpress.com/2013/02/19/runacres-smallholding/

Beekeeping and Vegetable Patch: https://thegoodlifeinpractice.wordpress.com/2013/02/26/granddad-basils-beekeeping/


Rabbits and Poultry: https://thegoodlifeinpractice.wordpress.com/2013/02/26/more-stories-of-self-sufficiency/


Cats and Dogs: https://thegoodlifeinpractice.wordpress.com/2013/03/29/smallholding-history-penty-the-cat-at-the-nuttery/

Goats: https://thegoodlifeinpractice.wordpress.com/2013/04/14/smallholding-history-the-nuttery-goats/

The Cutting Archive History:

We found a lot of illustrations and poems from the Cutting side to do with rural activities and the countryside. I hope you enjoy them : )

Chicken Illustration:https://thegoodlifeinpractice.wordpress.com/2013/05/28/a-chicken-drawing/

Bee Poem: https://thegoodlifeinpractice.wordpress.com/2013/05/27/bee-poem-family-history/

Grandma Joan with the sheep on the Nuttery Smallholding

Grandma Joan with the sheep on the Nuttery Smallholding


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