After equinox

It was a lovely morning, the morning of the Equinox. I let the chickens out around 7.00 and took a few photographs to record the turning year. Autumn never used to be a favourite season, but I have warmed to it with the passing years. Since we moved here 3 years ago I have been … More After equinox

fire and frost

The glory of September has slipped quietly in the autumnal promise of October, leaving behind the memoriesĀ of warmth and summer flowers. Last week we enjoyed lunch in the garden in T-shirts and this week it’s time to zip up the fleece. In the cutting border the dahlias are still blazing away although there is an … More fire and frost


We have been visiting the RHS garden, Rosemoor, regularly for the last 20 years. Ever since it first opened to the public in 1990, in fact, andĀ  it has been a pleasure watching it grow towards maturity. The garden was gifted to the RHS by Lady Anne Palmer and part of the gift included a … More maturity