I love when many people get involved in doing small, local actions to create a global impact. It's inspiring and exciting to be part of. I've ordered some trees (Beech, Elderberry and Silver Birch) from Woodland Trust, as part of their pledge for 1 million trees to be planted towards the global effort of reforestation. In … Continue reading Trees & Bees
Blackberry picking in the low-slung warmth of early Autumn. A great way to end the week. Purple-stained fingers and dark fruit glistening in the sunshine, like jewels. Apple and blackberry crumble with custard for Sunday pud. Mmm! Fruit picking was part of my childhood; laughing and singing as we picked fruit from a lane (always leaving … Continue reading Forager’s Fun
A recent walk to the local hills... I've been coming to this place since I could walk. On this occasion, I ventured in a direction I hadn't been in years. The scent of Scots Pine and shapeshifting clouds accompanied the stiff breeze that ran through drifting grasses. Heathers trembled, in a sweep of purple, as … Continue reading To the Hills!
The sun is bright yet glows pale this morning. Its burning brilliance has waned and so it casts a lighter tone on all that it touches. Autumn is reaching into the days, with yearnings of letter writing and the soft slide of wool on birch needles. I've been making more little changes, with each new … Continue reading Re-Written Habits