On my thoughts about how far I've come and what the future holds for me.
Five points of focus for my 2019 allotment energies!
This post in the first in a lifelong series. You see, like many of us I have recently woken up to the realities of what the excesses and selfishness of the human animal is doing to our planet. Our one-in-a-million planet, home to billions of brilliant magical creatures and a plethora of priceless plantlife. It's [...]
One autumn crop I love planting and which I would never willingly be without is garlic. It's embarrassingly easy to grow, takes very little time to plant out, doesn't require much attention and provides the basis for the following year's worth of culinary delights - all for a very modest investment. One thing to note [...]
A short post to mark Remembrance Sunday today. I knew I wanted to post a First World War poem to mark the occasion - who better to describe the reality of war than someone who was there? But I deliberated a short while over whose words and which sentiment to choose. It was the image [...]
There's nothing quite like the distinctive peppery taste of nasturtium leaves. It's a fantastically generous plant; as well as growing like a wild weed and self-seeding readily, the flowers are edible, the seed pods are edible, and the leaves are edible. It's the leaves I'll be using today, and if you've never tried eating them, [...]