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 [...]

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 [...]

Lacking Motivation.

Hello all, how are we doing?  Hope you are all ok. I suppose it was inevitable after a busy few weeks, but my levels of motivation have plummeted. With devastating news on the telly recently, and it still being rather cold, I fell like all of my energy has been zapped. It happens to all [...]