if you are facing some unexpected “down-time” at home, here are a few ideas to keep you happy and healthy in your home Continue reading Keep Calm and Garden On! Five therapeutic answers to self-isolation.
According to The Ecologist a recent study found that “A heartbreaking 62 percent of adults rarely listen to birdsong” Continue reading Spring Dawn Chorus – easy ways to enjoy birdsong
One of the best bits of gardening is the sharing of plants with other gardeners. If you have surplus left from your splitting and replanting then there is usually someone not too far away happy to accept a free plant. Continue reading Your March Garden – 7 easy tips for Spring action!
Take a good look at the garden from all corners and let your imagination run riot! Continue reading Your February garden – how to prepare with a punch
January may be a dark and dismal month to some, but to me, it is one full of promise. Birds sing in the trees as I walk the dog telling me that Spring IS on its way, even if it … Continue reading Your January garden – how to perfect your planning power
Drie Gebroeders (Three Brothers) is a common name for a Dutch vessel, often the result of several brothers co-owning her, or as in the case of my 121-year-old lady, the original skipper having that many sons. A quick look through … Continue reading A girl called Neeltje
An opportunity to win a book from a very talented blogger. The subject is one I firmly believe in nowadays – taking things a little slower 😉 Continue reading Giveaway of Watching the Daisies
Whether you travel from near or far, this peaceful place has so much to offer – heritage, natural and built, is in abundance as well as activities including golf, sailing, fishing, water-sports, walking, cycling, boat trips and diving. Galleries and workshops showcase arts and crafts from talented local artisans. Gourmet chefs tempt you with tasty produce from their doorstep – you certainly won’t go hungry. Continue reading PORTAFERRY – a wild taste of nature, ancient heritage and coastal activities.
As the RAF sought to sink as many of these potential invaders as possible, miraculously she survived, emerging with just the visible scars of cuts and welds made to her bow as proof of her war record. Continue reading Not just a houseboat – the incredible story of a very old Dutch lady.
In today’s shrinking, globalized world it is something almost impossible to avoid, so why not look for the positives? As I face another of my personal re-directions, I take a look at how best to handle it. Continue reading Change – a woman’s prerogative or can it do you good?