Last day of May.

So what has happened in the last 22 days. My aquilegias are bobbing their bonnets all over the garden. Pink, mauve, blue, pink and white, alongside foxgloves, rhododendrons and two massive peony buds that are about to pop. Last Thursday I cut the lawn and managed to do some weeding. I pushed and shoved the … Read more


The birds are battling, who can sing the loudest. It’s 5.00a.m. and I’ve played musical beds. On Thursday we drove to Stanstead airport. Dropped the car off and boarded a flight to Edinburgh. Picked up a hire car and drove 72 miles to Aberfeldy, a lovely little town on the way to Inverness. The landscape … Read more