It is cold and foggy today, not a day for gardening at all which is good as I need to rest my arm having strained some previously injured tendons a couple of weeks back when I was planted... Continue Reading →
Whilst I am finding it challenging to write about the garden, just because I don't have anything new to say, I am feeling very enthused about sewing so I wanted to share the project I finished late last night.... Continue Reading →
I shared with you at the end of January that I had embarked on a new, yes another one, embroidery project - Pandora's Box. The project is supported by a Facebook group which is how I first came across it... Continue Reading →
I don't believe in New Year's resolutions. To me it seems that you are just putting yourself under pressure to achieve something which will undoubtedly not be achieved and you will feel like you have failed! But that is just... Continue Reading →
I have included the odd post on here about my creative exploits. Aside from my botanical painting which is definitely on the back burner at the moment, there has been the tiny clothes for my mother's toy goose, a skirt... Continue Reading →
As I mentioned in my post last weekend I have had the last week off work but the weather has not been at all kind to me. However, saying that it has been nice to relax and spend time with... Continue Reading →
I don't go in for New Year resolutions as I think they are unhealthy and put you under pressure to achieve something which you will no doubt fail to achieve as you have never achieved it before. But I have... Continue Reading →
With the arrival of some much needed rain over the last few weeks my son and I have finally started on some of the projects I had planned for the garden. I must admit I am lucky to have a... Continue Reading →
I have had the last week off as annual leave and its been a real mixed week emotionally, but as I face the prospect of going back to work tomorrow I think the break has done me a power of... 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