Christmas Wanderings

Walking, and some much needed fresh air. It was a beautiful sunny day yesterday, not a breath of wind. Some of the frost didn’t melt all day and as soon as the sun started to head back towards the horizon it was cooler. Cold even. I found the perfect sitting log. There were quite a few…

Gathering greenery

Running a bit behind on the blog. Gathering greenery one lunchtime last week for my table decoration. Slim pickings – not one red holly berry to be found attached! I had to buy some eucalyptus in the end. This wasn’t quite the finished piece but close enough 🙂  

Long Stay

Back at the airport, in the winter gloaming. The long stay parking stretches on and on, and so do the lights.

Roses (in the ugly stage)

From the sofa some nice roses seemed like such a good idea, so easy to order and on offer as well…. However, digging the bed was less fun. Stripped back the earth, dug through the horrid clay / old builders debris from c. 1960, waited for the frosts to end. But in the end they…

Fruit canes and garlic overdose

Latest from the allotment …. The storm ripped up a lot of my weed suppressing fabric, and now I have horrible strands of frayed fabric all over the allotment (grr) maybe I shouldn’t have cut it. Very annoying. I also met a very helpful lady who recommended putting weed suppressing under the raised beds. She…