Country Escape : March 2015

Welsh Border Life

As the birds and the bees herald a welcome return to spring up and down the Borders, it’s a time for new arrivals in the Hudson household. Not all planned…

Every year, it seems the debate surrounding sex education hits the headlines, and the buck that passes for responsible policy goes round and round again.Who should tell our children about the grisly facts and figures; should it be left to teachers, to parents, to the hearsay of the playground, or indeed the benevolent wisdom of an ancient relative? I know farmers who simply let their kids watch the rams about their business and, come spring, they’ve helped with the lambing. Problem solved.

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