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 [...]

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 [...]