"But the beauty is in the walking - we are betrayed by destinations" - Welsh poet Gwyn Thomas Having to some degree drifted through life for the last 10 years or so in the same job, the same house and... Continue Reading →
I love the Malvern Hills, particularly the walk from British Camp south towards Midsummer Hill. The huge skies, far-reaching views and complete serenity, particularly early on a Sunday morning are the things that make my heart sing and recharge me.... Continue Reading →
Today I bagged another of the Malvern Hills - Chase End Hill at the southern end of the Malvern Hills. This is the very last hill in the chain and reaches a mere 624ft (191m) but I think this walk... Continue Reading →
It's some time since I ticked one of the Malvern Hills of my list. Work has been full on recently leaving me exhausted when I get home but this week I seem to have turned a corner and for the... Continue Reading →
Its been some weeks since I posted an update on my challenge to climb all the hills that make up the Malvern Hills. Life has been incredibly demanding and tiring recently with the retirement of my boss of 15 years... Continue Reading →
In response to my fidgeting the other day my eldest son offered me a challenge - to climb to the top of each of the Malvern Hills. Now to many people this really isn't much of a challenge, after all... Continue Reading →
We had planned to go for a walk at Croome Park on Boxing Day but like so much else it was closed due to flooding. So instead we went for a walk on the Malvern Hills which are only a... Continue Reading →
Hi, welcome to blog.
I have been blogging mainly about my garden since 2008 but my proper job is in higher education administration.
I have been very lucky since I started to blog to meet lots of interesting people, learn loads about plants, and visited lots of amazing gardens. These days my posts aren't as regular as they used to be because of work commitments but whenever I come across something interesting or beautiful that I think readers might enjoy I shall try to share it with you