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Hello and Welcome

Introductions! Hello! I would firstly like to thank you so much for visiting my little corner of the internet! I am very new to blogging, so please bear with me, I'm sure things will improve as they go! Anyway, enough rambling! I will be posting all sorts on here, from eco-friendly beauty to creative writing [...]

Elderflower Cordial

It is June and we are now past midsummer. The days are warm and balmy and the nights are fragrant and refreshing. Hedgerows are alive with bees, butterflies and other insects busy about their business and newly fledged birds pester their parents for food.  Elderflower is a staple of the British country hedgerow, and is [...]

Wild Garlic Pesto.

Image from BBC Good Food. After my recent post, I thought I would share the recipe I used to make pesto from the wild garlic that I foraged a couple of weeks a go. Wild garlic is pretty versatile and you can make, garlic butter, pasta, pesto etc. If you are unsure what Wild Garlic [...]

Poetry Mondays; Life Can Be The Sunshine by Erin Hanson

https://videopress.com/v/Yc4m2hes?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true Life can be the Sunshine. Life can be the sunshine, On peaceful days with bright blue skies, Or life can be the raindrops, That fall like tears squeezed from you eyes, Life can be the heaven, That you'll only reach through hell, Since you won't know that you're happy, If you've not been sad [...]

Spring Forward!

In case you haven't heard - the clocks have gone forward 1 hour. That means lighter days ahead (literally and hopefully figuratively).  To me, this is fabulous news. Longer evenings make me feel like I can be more productive - I will be less likely to want to curl up and call it a day [...]