Girl child has fully embraced gardening this year and asks "can we garden mummy?" as if she is asking for chocolate treats. Win! Bits of tidying, planning and some planting have been like a salve for our occasional tempestuous relations when the weather has allowed. I learned last year, that gardening with a small child involves … Continue reading Garden happenings.
In a sleepless haze of nap-less desperation I bundled the girl-child into the car in the hope she would fall asleep. I wound through lanes and villages around York for half an hour before she finally closed her eyes. Being lost* I carried on driving looking for somewhere to pull in and close my own … Continue reading A visit to Yorkshire Lavender.
(For tomorrow, of course… Don't anybody say I'm not ahead of the game, oh no!) For years I bucked against Mothers Day (and Father's Day and Valentines Day et al) on the grounds that it was just an over-comercialised money making opportunity for fat cats. Then I became a mother, and now I get it. … Continue reading Happy Rose Sunday!
Before we get too far into March I wanted to share my highlights of February. It really felt like we started to climb with weak and weary limbs out of our hibernation holes. The slightly longer days and delicate spring flowers and shoots are bringing us back to life. Slowly. 1 / Birthday visit to … Continue reading In pictures // February