Yoda, hellebores, fuchsias, take a break – Six on Saturday 22 December 2018

it’s been a weird weird week, a weird month, and most definitely a weird year – in some ways I’m ahead of myself, in other ways I’m not.   In many ways, I’m feeling much better and more myself than I was…

Orange and red firethorn, bonfires and fundraising – In a Vase …

Anyone in the UK will be well aware it’s Guy Fawkes Night, so as I’m writing this there’s the fizz, bang and pop of fireworks all around me. Plenty of people still hold their own family fireworks in the back…

Fuchsias, salvia, hydrangeas, potentilla – 22 September 2018 – Six on Saturday

Gosh, it’s been windy this week.  It’s been throwing down with rain for most of the time, here in Manchester – two storms Ali and Bronagh in quick succession, so my north facing, shady garden is a squelchy mess but…

In a Vase on Monday – Bee Kind this Spring

‘Be happy for this moment, This moment is your life’. Omar Khayyam (1048-1132) Persian mathematician, astronomer and poet. Over the last month or so, I’ve been concentrating even more on my mindfulness practise – and being more in the moment.…

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