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Tales From Arbordale Farm

Hi and thanks for dropping by. Grab a cuppa, find a comfy spot and see what we've been up to.
Lemon Chutney

Lemon Chutney

This is my favourite chutney hands down and I am quite happy to sit and eat a stack of crackers with this and blue cheese instead of lunch. This recipe has a 2 day lead in time to sale the lemons so you need to plan ahead but otherwise it is very easy. Lemon Chutney 7...

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Maharajah’s Chutney

Maharajah’s Chutney

It is preserving time in my parents house and while we wait for our shipping container to arrive and I have the extra 2 sets of hands to help with Kingsley I am using some of my time to start building up our stockpile again.  Yesterday I made 2 different chutney's and...

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Our New Zealand Move – Week 1 Update

Our New Zealand Move – Week 1 Update

Well here we are in New Zealand starting our new lives and I have found time to do a quick update. The trip over was all going well with a baby who slept for a lot of it and had no trouble with his ears from what we could tell until trying to land at Wellington...

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Quality Time And Saying Goodbye

Quality Time And Saying Goodbye

Happy New Year to you all I hope everyone is safe and well rested after the festive season. For us the time has come.  In 10 days time we will be in New Zealand and starting the next chapter of our lives.  The past month has been busy with us introducing Kingsley to...

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Poor Jessie

Poor Jessie

So Jessie had a little accident and managed to tear the outside of her entire claw off exposing the quick below with all the nerve endings in it. We took her to the vet as she would not even walk on that foot so we knew it was not good.  It turns out that it was...

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