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October 2016

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …