Month: September 2020

Could your dog be a calendar star?

Last year Stanstead Abbotts residents and dog lovers came together in a really fun and worthwhile project to raise funds for St Andrew’s Primary School – producing the first Dogs of Stanstead Abbotts Calendar. Local dog owners submitted photos of

Hertfordshire’s Amazing Zerowaste Shops

There’s no question that it’s a worrying time for small businesses due to Covid-19, but somehow many entrepreneurs are adapting to the tough circumstances and still managing to launch new ventures. With Zero waste Week earlier in September, at Happeninginherts.com

Welcome to your new Happeninginherts.com

You might have noticed that we have been a little bit quiet of late on Happeninginherts.com. That’s because we’ve been busy building you a new website. Now we’re ready to unveil it! As well as a blog and local website,

Herts grower Douglas Smith produces UK’s biggest tomato

Stanstead Abbotts-based grower (and my hubby) smashes UK record I am beginning to feel like Victoria Beckham. I just can’t keep my husband Douglas Smith (pictured) out of the tabloids these days… First it was his giant sunflower which grew to

Be Kinder to Yourself: managing expectations

What expectations did you have of yourself during the Lockdown? Were they realistic and were you being fair to yourself? We spoke to personal and professional coach Julia Rogers about setting reasonable goals One of the things that makes us