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  • I couldn't believe it.
    Little, old me was on the radio,
    and not an ambulance in sight.

    I was on the BBC South East morning show at 10am on Friday 15th June. Its still available on iplayer for 4 days for those wanting to hear my actual voice as opposed to my writing voice.
    On the radio!
    get out.

    I spoke of my lovely grandpa, his farm, his heritage.
    My grandma and her mother, and her mother, feeding the farmers with their incredible cakes.
    When I was 21 I finally inherited the famous Rock Cake recipe.
    Over four genrations and it is finally in my hands.
    As it was given to me, I was told not to reveal it to anyone,
    or I would be shot.
    They were serious.
    The only person who I will let the secret out to will be my own daughter.

    I spoke of Jackernuts, my business.
    The business that will be paased down to the women.
    The men always get the farm but I want to credit the women.

    Jackernuts are now sold in a butchers, 3 cafes, a cinema kiosk, a pub, available online, and in talks with a fruit and veg box scheme. Animations are being made for each jackernut. A special Jackernut is being made to support an incredible charity called Little Heroes, building a nursery for blind children.
    I was key speaker at a business breakfast meeting this week.
    A talk for 30 succesful businessmen and women about my jackernuts.
    World domination?
    Yeh, it seems achievable.
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