I have always known that the time would come when we would have to sell Croft Garden Cottage and the autumn of 2018 was the right time. The hard part was making the decision and as I am not prone to sentimentality there are no regrets, especially as we have some lovely new neighbours. We … More One last look…..
This year spring is a cold affair with a penetrating northerly wind imprisoning the landscape in monochrome frigidity. As I walk down to the cottage garden across the field there is not a daisy, celandine or dandelion with a floral offering to welcome Persephone to these norther shores. However, in the shelter of the garden … More Almost in a vase on a Monday………
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
A garden is the purest of human pleasures, it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man. Francis Bacon