Hello and happy Tuesday! Today marks the start of the working year for many of us. I just wanted to say that it is a fresh start and hopefully there will be some exciting times ahead. I have bought some seeds for the garden in anticipation of the spring and the lighter days ahead. Have [...]
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 [...]
Image from canva.com I'm writing this on a chilly Saturday afternoon. While I was waiting for the tea in the teapot to brew, I was thinking of everything that is and has been going on. Probably not the best thing to be doing on a Saturday afternoon, but I couldn't help but think about all [...]
An Interview with Bird’s Bees Hotels.
Hello everyone! How are we all doing? In this post I am interviewing the amazing Megan from Bird's Bees who runs a fantastic small business. Hope you enjoy. The lovely Megan and companion from Bird's Bees. Image from Bird's Bees. Hello Megan, please introduce yourself and your amazing bee friendly business. Hello everyone I'm Meg, [...]
Growing tomatoes from supermarket fruit.
Hello again you lot! Hope you are ok! Today I am going all green-fingered! I have always wanted to grow my own veg and even fruit, but have never had the time or patience to actually do it. Plus I don't have a greenhouse, so we're limited to whatever can grow on a window sill. [...]
A day exploring Raby Castle Gardens.
Hello everyone! At the weekend, I ventured out to explore Raby Castle Gardens, a treasure of County Durham! It is one of the first places I have visited since lockdown has begun to ease. On arrival, there was ample parking, and we were greeted with the quintessentially British scene of cricket in front of the [...]
Posies from the garden.
Hello again! It has certainly been a while. I decided to take a little time off writing because I wasn't in the right frame of mind and I was struggling a bit. But I am so pleased that I did. I can feel my creative juices coming back and I have a few posts ready [...]
The Wildlife Trusts “30 days wild” challenge: Week Three!
Well hello there! Welcome back to another round up of my week during the Wildlife Trusts 30 days wild challenge! We are now more than half way through this challenge - can you believe it? I certainly can't - it's flying by! Sadly, with returning to work this week, I have not been able to [...]
The Wildlife Trusts “30 days wild” challenge: Week One!
How to reuse your old cartons into a planter!
Hello! Hope you are doing ok. In recent times, we are all becoming a lot more environmentally friendly and want to make things last for as long as possible. Whilst scrolling through social media, I stumbled across a post (in fact there were several - I'll link some at the end of this post) that [...]