Spring #3 – Lilac Time

EVER SINCE WE ARRIVED ON THE HILLSIDE 13 YEARS AGO I HAVE DREAMED OF MAKING A BEAUTIFUL GARDEN. In my imagination the lawns are mown into stripes and squares, flat and rich enough to welcome the most stringent player of bowls or croquet. The borders are full of exquisite flowering shrubs and unusual specimens arranged…

Homely Things #3 – Linen and Lavender

IMAGES OF THINGS THAT SPEAK OF HOME………. Despite being a rubbish cook and one of the most disorganised people I can think of, I am at heart a serious home-bird.  My nest is not necessarily a very tidy one and the performance of household chores ranks on my enjoyment scale somewhere alongside cleaning out the…