• Not much of a summer (so far………)

    After checking my calendar I noticed that the last blog was posted on the 8th of June, which just happened to be the Queen’s birthday. I was born the year that she became Queen (1953), however, that is the only thing we have in common, I am not much of a royalist though I do… Continue Reading

  • When the sap rises.

    In the garden it’s that time of year when nature slips into full gear; plant life erupts from its winter dormancy in anticipation of summer warmth and most visiting creatures are involved in quite entertaining reproductive pursuits. It’s a fascinating time, the Scots Pine growing just a few metres from the lounge window has many… Continue Reading