What a joy it is to feel the world waking up once more! It’s a wet and windy day as I write this, but
still, the evenings and mornings are getting lighter, the snowdrops are in
delicate full bloom and Continue reading →
Last night I zoomed over to Bristol for Steve England’s Ghost Walk in Stoke Park estate. I love Stoke Park, it’s where I used to do most of my barefoot running, so it was great to revisit it in such Continue reading →
Today was the Summer Solstice, as widely celebrated by most. It’s only in recent times of course, that we can be anything like as precise. Before the adoption of an agreed calendar time or the ability to measure time and Continue reading →
Today I sat in my garden and nobody could see me. There is a spot where I can sit, hidden by shrubs, beech hedge and a really big and odd Tropical Thing, and not one of my many neighbours can Continue reading →
It has been much rainier than I’d hoped so far this Easter, leading to lots of indoor time – so what better time to have a go at dyeing some handspun wool with the birch bark I’d gathered on my Continue reading →
Another equinox-y walk, this time on Rodborough Common with my dear friend Helen the Herbalist from Malago Medicinals. Everyone should have a herbalist friend to wander with, especially one that specialises in our native herbweed friends.