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Why has Wales got the best flag in the world?

Why has Wales got the best flag in the world?

1st March 2019
Because we have a massive dragon on it - that's why!Happy Saint David's Day!A little about St DavidMany of the traditional tales about David are taken from a hagiography written by Rhygyfarch in the late 11th century - Buchedd Dewi ("Life of David"). He claimed it was based on documents…

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Why was I told to rub daisies on it?

Why was I told to rub daisies on it?

27th February 2019
I think it was one of my favourite aunties who told me to rub daisies on a bump or bruise, when out walking as a child. Mainly, the action of giving the area attention helped but later on I found out that daisies and arnica are from the same family,…

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A Great Aid for massage

A Great Aid for massage

19th February 2019
It's smooth, it has a fine mix of some of the best known massage and essential oils, and it hits the spot. Another wonderful creation from Fiddler's Elbow Grease.When I was a kid, my dad had back problems. I remember him asking me to put some Algipan (a deep heat…

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Bonesetter - Richie Phillips and where we got the idea for Diamond Oil

Bonesetter - Richie Phillips and where we got the idea for Diamond Oil

19th February 2019
I never really got to know my paternal grandfather, Richie Phillips. He died when I was two years old. I have vague memories of him carrying me on his shoulders in the back garden, but the rest is held in photos. He was what is commonly known today as a…

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Potion's Parties - Why should we have all the fun!

Potion's Parties - Why should we have all the fun!

16th February 2019
We love making balms and mixing aromas so much, that we wanted to share the experience!The idea came about last year when I invited young Toby Lee, a fine and highly talented guitarist (and former student) to come to the unit and have a go at mixing his own aromas.…

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If you don't ask - the answer's always No!

If you don't ask - the answer's always No!

15th February 2019
I think it was either my fourth or fifth Christmas and I'd asked for a nurse's outfit, I'd waited all year. It came with a blue dress, apron, lace hat and a pin on watch - I think there was a plastic syringe, a bandage and a stethoscope. I was excited…

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Amber aroma - Arnica Balm

Amber aroma - Arnica Balm

11th February 2019
In August 2018, we visited Lithuania. One of the biggest things they sell on market stalls is Baltic Amber. It is prevalent and comes in a variety of colours from a creamy white to almost black. The warmth of colour was a huge attraction for someone. like me, with a…

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Fiddler's Hemporium - F.E.G at events

Fiddler's Hemporium - F.E.G at events

8th February 2019
Over the past couple of festival seasons, we've had a go at trading. People have been interested in the name but haven't had a scooby doo what's going on inside the stall! So we have decided on Fiddler's Hemporium. We might get the odd string enthusiast in checking us out for…

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