12/1/16

Ice and untidy

Brrrr! the 1st of December has come with a decidedly Narnian chill in the air. The frosts this morning were absolutely beautiful, with trees looming …

11/17/16

Kiss November goodbye

November has been both sensual and sensational this year, from start to finish. The trees around here have been giving us a …

10/20/16

Beds, Clocks & Broomsticks

James Wong (botanist and BBC broadcaster) recently wrote an article in The Guardian, “Autumn is for beginnings”, in which he laments the …

10/11/16

Colour therapy

Yesterday was a glorious day, not least for having the colour back in my cheeks. The garden also seemed to be reflecting my …

10/1/16

Sunny October summary

We’ve had some smashing October weather here in Somerset. The late warmth and sunny days has made the grass continue to grow, …

9/25/16

What’s up, D’october?

I’ve not been 100% for a while and, together with various other complaints, I recently completely lost my appetite. With the increasing disinterest …

9/17/16

Green with envy at The Pig Hotel

Oh, how I’d dearly love a greenhouse! This is my lament whenever I spot a rather gorgeous one. I recently visited The Pig Hotel, near …

9/11/16

And… Relax

I’ve had a really busy couple of weeks (and weekends) with work, so it was wonderful to get home early yesterday and wander the …