Time and tide wait for no man, nor do the seasons. The oystercatchers “speed dating club” has been in action for weeks with noisy groups of birds gathering in the fields, voraciously probing for invertebrates and acting like hormone-fuelled teenagers. The skylarks are rather more refined and have been proclaiming their territories with glorious song-flights … More Spring imperative
Not a great deal happens on the croft during the winter months, just a meander around the estate to check the fences and the giant hedge, cast an eye over the desolate vegetable and cottage garden and scan the beach for driftwood. I also look in the polytunnel on a regular basis to ensure that … More Winter chores with a little help from my friends
An on-line exchange following my recent blog about my bad habit of not editing and sorting my photographs produced a minor cri de coeur from Cathy who has a media storage crises on her WordPress site Rambling in the Garden. WordPress has many virtues, and that fact that it requires very little technical expertise is probably … More Do you know your bits from your bytes?
A garden is the purest of human pleasures, it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man. Francis Bacon