Everything is looking kind of sad out in the garden just now, even the things that are doing well. It … More
Despite the grey skies and patches of rain, you can feel warmer days are just around the corner. Our clocks … More
Anybody want any rain? Happy to send you some. Yes, we have had more rain, but we have also had … More
The days seem to be flying past. We are well into the second half of August, which means proper spring … More
It is pouring down with rain outside. Not a day to be in the garden or anywhere else outside, definitely … More
I think it may have been Dolly Parton who said if you want the rainbow, you have put up with … More
A second Six on Saturday from Level 4 lockdown here in New Zealand. As of 1pm today, there are now … More
“The shortest day has passed, and whatever nastiness of weather we may look forward to in January and February, at least we notice that the days are getting longer. Minute by minute they lengthen out. It takes some weeks before we become aware of the change. It is imperceptible even as the growth of a child, as you watch it day by day, until the moment comes when with a start of delighted surprise we realize that we can stay out of doors in a twilight lasting for another quarter of a precious hour.” Vita Sackville-West
Oh what a miserable, grey and wet day it is here! Not a day to be out and gardening, or even taking photos for the blog. At least we heard there were no more community cases of Covid-19 after last week’s scare. Keep you fingers crossed for us that it stays like that!
As I mentioned in a previous post, I have just moved to a trial four day working week. Wednesdays are going to be my ‘day off’, and I need to really think how to use the time.