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…

(Not) In a Vase on Monday – Remembering the gentle giant

My Chap and I are away in Cornwall this week – the beautiful coastline, countryside and gardens are replenishing my soul – along with some great fish cooked by My Chap :-).  I’ve been reflecting on what a momentous year…

In a vase on Monday – daffodils and dreams

You normally have to be bashed about a bit by life to see the point of daffodils, sunsets and uneventful nice days. Alain De Botton – Philosopher It’s been an eventful few weeks – all the changes at work are…

In a Vase on Monday – Love and rosemary for remembrance

I want to tell you the pleasure, the sheer unbridled joy, of cooking without a recipe… In Truth good eating depends on nothing more than fine ingredients simply cooked. Nigel Slater Appetite (2000) I’ve loved four men in my life;…

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