Walking my garden path

The original path was too narrow, too raised; unsafe. Weeds had overtaken it, up through it or down into it. I pulled up the bricks during lockdown and tried to dig down and level it off. The rains came. It was a mad panic to cover it again or the weeds would return before IContinue reading “Walking my garden path”

More red please

We all need a bit of inspiration every day. I’d run out of jigsaws. There were still some old ones, but they didn’t inspire. Even so, I did try. It was very yellow, and I’d barely started before I abandoned it. So, on a rare shopping trip, when a heavily laddened table of cut-price jigsawsContinue reading “More red please”

National Tree Day – In absentia

It’s a poor replacement for the real thing, but for this year’s National Tree Day I would still like to do something to celebrate trees! For the last two years, Mum and I would be out with other locals planting a corridor of seedlings on National Tree Day. With events officially cancelled this year, I’mContinue reading “National Tree Day – In absentia”