Rain and then….

It rained all day today. All day. Typically, the skies cleared just after the toddler’s bedtime (I’d spent the day trying to find ways to burn off his seemingly bottomless reserves of energy), so I took a stroll just in time to see the garden in the full force of[…]

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Allium watch

I’m slightly obsessed. Alliums are just spherical wonders to me, so last winter, on the cusp of being too late, I pressed various allium bulbs into the lavender bed. Now, each evening as my husband puts our toddler to bed, I catch a breath in the garden in the evening[…]

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Ode to Woad

Last Saturday I left the boys to amuse each other (before you call social services, one of said boys is 36 and perfectly responsible), jumped in the car and headed to the wilds of Breckland for a morning of hand-on learning about one of our oldest and fascinating dye stuffs.[…]

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