I started this blog in 2008 to record how my garden developed, it quickly became a gardening journal and I have loved it every since. I am passionate about horticulture despite working in higher education administration. I have started to re-engage with other hobbies: knitting, sewing and drawing so sometimes the posts on here may be less garden focussed. However, as I don't want to bore you with my new crochet obsession I have started another blog for this and if you are interested there is a link further down this side bar.
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Category Archives: Food
The thing that struck me more than anything during our week in Cornwall was the wildflowers. Anyone who has holidayed in Cornwall will know all about the narrow windy roads with high verges. I have often holidayed in this area … Continue reading
Having watched the Great British Bake Off for a few years I decided it was about time I learnt to make bread. I have tried in the past and produced the odd brick, even the pre-mixed packets haven’t really worked … Continue reading
The end of another month and another parcel from a Foodie Penpal. This month I was assigned Anna and Jamie at Manchester Foodies and I am pleased to see they enjoyed their parcel which had a loose Italian theme. My … Continue reading
I am quite chuffed with myself at how the cake I have made for my parent’s 50th Golden Wedding Anniversary has turned out. I am no cake decorator and have had many a run in with a piping bag which … Continue reading
I have a real weakness for a parcel, I adore receiving them. In fact the actual receiving of the parcel is often more exciting than the contents which is why I love internet shopping. I also like eating, well who … Continue reading