indian summer

It was a beautiful day today, a little glimpse of what an Indian summer could be, if only the next set of storms wasn’t due this weekend. It was very pleasant working on the allotment, with the sounds of foraging honeybees still finding the borage intoxicating and the warmth of the sun still carrying all … More indian summer

the gallop of Spring

There’s a month gone by in the shaking of lamb’s tails. Daffs are going over, primroses coming out. Things have been mostly of an outdoors nature here at Spider Acres for the last few weeks, getting the allotment ready for planting and of course, doing that planting. Every year I forget what labour it is … More the gallop of Spring