The Patient Gardener

Sometimes the memories you take away from a trip aren’t the ones you expect to  and this is true of our trip to Mt Daisen. The intention had been that we...

Jimi Blake is one of those passionate plants people whose enthusiasm is infectious.  You can’t help but smile as he almost bounces along telling you about his unusual ferns or his...

I thought I would do a similar post to last year showing some of the highlights.  We had a slow start to the year with snow on and off from January...

…of  the Garden Blogging Spring Fling kind of course! When I told people I work with that I was flying all the way from the UK to San Francisco to meet...

This week’s photo challenge from the Daily Post is illumination.  When I sat and thought about this word and what is meant to me I had images of the amazing illuminated...

Sometimes the things we are least interested in turn out to be the things that really blow us away. Whilst I was aware of how large and eccentric the Sagrada Familia...

Last week, just before my youngest had to return to University in Plymouth, we decided to have an outing to Oxford.  As he is studying design we thought we would have...

I have frequently driven through the town of Craven Arms on my way to Wales or the Welsh Marches and noticed a sign to Stokesay Castle and each time I think...

I spent three days at the start of this week mooching around North Wales and the Welsh Marches.  The purpose of my mooching was visiting two blogging friends.  First stop was...