I am FIVE!

In gardening terms at least. Five short years since I got my plot on 20 March 2012 and I love that the learning curve hasn’t slowed. I’ve included some of […]

Heigh-ho! said Rowley

Those frogs they certainly have been a-wooing… Our fantastic, heart-shaped, communal pond has drifts and drifts of frogspawn on its beach. And shiny eyes can be seen popping up everywhere, […]


Even with bare trees and brown fields, Italy is stunning. It gets down to -2 to -4 most nights and everything sparkles in the morning. The vineyards around Castelleale are […]

Thank you!

When I started Seeds for Samaritans 10 days ago, I thought I might raise £50-£100. Thanks to what I can only describe as a small army of wonderful people on Facebook and Twitter, it’s had an avalanche of interest. Seeds for Samaritans has been viewed nearly 1,000 times, 32 people […]