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Word for the Week- Choking


  Choking Choking is an involuntary reaction to digestive overload. Something’s gone wrong. But why?     Two ways to choke You can choke because you’ve been given something to swallow but it’s come in lumps you can’t manage. You … Continue reading

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Word for the Week: FOMO


This month, Essena O’Neill, an Australian teenager with more than half a million followers on Instagram, made headlines after announcing that she was quitting the platform because it is “contrived perfection made to get attention”. She said it promotes a ‘dishonest and contrived’ sense … Continue reading

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Rare


Confession time … ? Let’s face it, most rare breeds are rare for a reason … and sometimes that means they get looked down on, so it almost feels like a confession to say that I used to keep rare … Continue reading

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Defender


A moment’s quiet please … we have had to bid farewell to a faithful old friend. Last month, Landrover took last orders for one of the greatest and best-loved vehicles ever built. Demand is so great, production has been extended … Continue reading

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Word for the Week: ‘Mercy!’


This week social media has carried a lot about the Greek economy and the crisis in the Euro, which of course holds potential to cause havoc in Welsh agriculture … our farm payments start life in Euros after all and … Continue reading

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Terminal


It’s not an easy word but it is one I’ve got a bit of a quarrel with. We always assume it means ‘end’ … but whether you use it about ·        a bus station ·        a wire  ·        or a … Continue reading

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The word for the week is: ‘Cash-flow’


It’s not usually the lack of assets in a business that causes it to fail – nor a lack of assets in a person that causes them to crash. For a business, it’s usually the lack of a healthy cash … Continue reading

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The Word for the Week is: ‘Late’!


Being ‘late’ is bad … A popular London preacher of the 19th century famously lectured his students to do their best to always turn up for appointments on time, saying: ‘I hope not to be known as the late Mr. … Continue reading

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Word for the week: ‘Self-help’


Sounds great, doesn’t it? ‘Self-help’? Well, yes, of COURSE it does! And when it works it is clearly the way you want to go. It strokes our personal high view of ourselves, it gets straight to the root of the … Continue reading

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Word for the week: Turnout


As soon as that soil temperature hits six degrees and the plate meter (or the mark on the side of your boot) tells you there’s enough grass there to be grazed, the winter housing period is over and none of … Continue reading

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