Today my dog learned that bravery isn’t being unafraid, it’s being afraid but doing it anyway! Let me introduce you to Nelly. In this video you can see our brave water-dog attempting to climb the wall in order to avoid jumping from the steps to fetch a precious fragment of stick. She dived in eventually … Read more Bravery isn’t being unafraid, it’s being afraid but doing it anyway
Legend has it that King Arthur was conceived at Tintagel Castle (Cornish: Dintagel) it’s a medieval fortification on Tintagel Island, battered by the Atlantic Ocean on the north coast of Cornwall. Long ago it was known as Dumnonia, ancient seat of power in the South West. The site was possibly occupied in the Romano-British period, as an array of artefacts dating to this … Read more Dumnonia, ancient seat of power in the South West
Here at Sheepskin Towers we plan our garden plants for winter colour. These November garden photos show some of the staple plants we use to create cheer through the darker months. See below for a couple of colourful special offers and free samples. Special offers for Novemeber Click here for a free sample of colour … Read more Garden plants for winter colour – November
Every year 1 in 213 fishermen dies or is seriously injured in British waters. Find out why they fish, what they fish, and what happens when things go wrong. A radio documentary about Trawlermen’s Lives. Trawling is the most dangerous industrial occupation in the UK. Only being a soldier at war is more dangerous. So why … Read more Trawlermen’s Lives [audio] find out why men do the most dangerous job in the world
We stumbled across a brilliant game quite by accident on a walk at the beach, if you haven’t heard of it check out Devon Rocks and Stones on Facebook! The group is dedicated to decorating, hiding and finding stones all around Devon. It’s the perfect way to motivate little ones to go for a walk … Read more Found One! Devon Rocks and Stones – a fantastic game for all the family
This sycamore was cut down when it grew too big, so we turned its stump into a planter with evergreen grasses and variegated ivy. Drill out the centres. Use a variety of drill bits. Chisel between the holes you have made. Drill a couple of holes in the side of each stump for drainage – … Read more Tree stump planter with year-round appeal
Honour the pansy with this seasonal discount code. Pansies flower throughout winter and recover within a hours after a heavy frost. Then they produce more flowers, again and again, until well into spring. Pansies are your hardcore winter colour. Helpful when the skies are grey. Showing that life goes on even in adversity. With our … Read more Be hard, be a pansy – and enjoy a 12% discount with this seasonal discount code!
Hack 1 – Spread The Road Love. You’ve heard of road rage, well here is the antidote. Today is Be Kind To A Pedestrian Day. If you are already on foot, a little eye contact and gentle smile will work wonders. If you are in a car, you are in a particularly powerful position, try … Read more 10 Life Hacks For Happiness
Obviously we love Dartmoor for its vast open expanses, for its violent beauty, but an afternoon spent gazing at a tranquil sea is an afternoon well spent. You don’t need me to tell you how we all seem to live ‘connected’ lives, staring at screens for hours, writing replies as we rush to the next … Read more The simple joy of gazing out to sea
I want to say thanks to the guy who runs the servers that power our website. He powers lots of other websites, but obviously mine is the one I care about most. Which is why when I screwed my website up, his help meant the world to me. He got dartmoorsheepskins.co.uk back online within minutes … Read more When your website is your shop – you NEED it open!