Gnarled hands, cracked thumbs and a crinkly smile reveal how much of my life I have spent tilling the soil. Toiling in all weathers, digging, weeding and planting might sound arduous, but for those of us who love gardening it is a short cut to serenity and bliss. It starts as I pull on my wellington … Continue reading
Friends and neighbours fear that I am being held hostage or have been kidnapped! No one has seen or heard from me for months. But the truckloads of wood, sand, cement, picket fencing and old Victorian ridge tiles piling up in my drive all tell another story and the real reason for my absence; I … Continue reading
6 days in and these fabulous flowers from http://www.theflowermillcornwall.co.uk just keep on blooming! With home grown Chrysanthemums, Dahlia, Zinnia, chocolate scented Cosmos and wild Cornish hedgerow ferns and flowers, this bouquet has a natural grace which regular florists simply can not match. Its wild beauty takes us right back to nature; like walking through a … Continue reading
Ruffled, sweet scented and as scrumptious as a raspberry ripple ice- cream, these beautiful blooms were a gift from the fabulous Vanessa Collins who grows seasonal flowers at a former flour Mill in Cornwall. http://www.theflowermillcornwall.co.uk is the ONLY place to buy real and edible flowers; old-fashioned favourites, often scented, that you just can not buy … Continue reading
BLUE; the colour of the sea, the sky, of Forget-Me-Nots and Summer Cornflowers and a little gift of serenity and calm from me to you. HAPPY WEEKEND!