A helping paw

Today I was woken once more by the sun streaming through a crack in my bedroom curtain.  I would like to be able to type that I leapt out of bed and flung the curtains open, but sadly this is not the case.  I feel my days of leaping around at the crack of dawn are definitely behind me - if indeed … [Read more...]

My favourite time of year

I really love this time of year - I think May is possibly my most favourite time of all.  Whilst I enjoy the mellow colours and soft mists of autumn, hot chocolate and toasty toes at Christmas, and picnics on the beach in August, May is such a vibrant, colourful, ALIVE sort of month after the long … [Read more...]

Busy in the garden

Now the April issue of the Bustle & Sew Magazine has been safely sent out to all my lovely subscribers, I have a little spare time - and so it's time to begin preparations for our wedding wildflower garden at the front of Coombe Leigh ... Here's my house - this picture was taken last February … [Read more...]

A quick glimpse ….

That is to say, two sorts of quick glimpses...   The first .... looking out from the skylight at the top of my house I caught a glimpse of pink at the end of my garden.  Intrigued I pulled on my wellies and went up the old stone steps to investigate.  I was delighted to find that the fat green buds … [Read more...]