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Putting some fire in your belly!

It’s cold. Beautifully sunny outside, but cold. When I’m this cold all I can think about is my next cuppa. And therein lies the danger – one cuppa after another …

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Autumnally blessed

As I was taking this photograph of my autumn harvest, I suddenly realised just how much it sums up the way I strive for life to be and highlights a …

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Hawthorn harvest

Autumn has very definitely set in, I know that because I now have cold ankles and am starting to wear boots. They will come off again sometime in spring… Also, …

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Last of the summer blooms

Well, I’m not sure how it turned out where you are but on the West Coast of Scotland it was a wet summer for sure! So I was very pleasantly …

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June Bloom Blues

My roses all are crumblin’ My Passiflora’s junk My Marshmallow has lost it’s glow I feel like giving up… It was a good start, but summer has been a relative …

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Angelic plants

I just had to share this beautiful photograph of Angelica archangelica that I took recently. The structure of this plant never ceases to amaze and inspire me. Strong and sturdy, …

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Beltane Fires

For most of us, it’s just an ordinary Tuesday. For our ancestors this was one of the most anticipated festivals of the year. Beltane or May Day as it was …

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Spring – officially sprung!

Preparing the veg beds may well have been rudely interrupted by a shower of hail, yes, HAIL at the weekend. But that still doesn’t detract from the fact that spring …

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