Simple pleasures – garden goodness

In amongst the utter chaos and dirt of the garden (thanks to the extension) I found some pure loveliness this weekend. I only really started gardening in the last few years – it always felt a bit middle-aged. But once I got over the whole middle-aged thing and decided to try and turn our overgrown […]

Simple pleasures – a happy Hyacinth

Oh, what a grey Sunday. It’s switched between dull drizzle and dramatic downpours all day. Luckily I had no outdoor plans that would have had to be cancelled. I did nip out this morning (before the rain became utterly torrential) and picked up this gorgeous Hyacinth. Sitting on it’s lonesome in Waitrose, I felt it […]