My World

My World

One of the blogs I read for pleasure is Carrots and Kids; I enjoy Deb’s honest writing about motherhood, her allotment, school gardening club, children and dogs.  She has started a weekly series called ‘My World’ and invited her readers to join her...
Rowdy Wrens

Rowdy Wrens

Regular readers will know that I am very fond of garden birds and when they choose to nest in my garden I am especially enthusiastic. Last year the wren built a nest on a ledge under our garden table, but his partner wasn’t impressed and they didn’t use...
Creative Play Date

Creative Play Date

I have just spent a wonderful day with Sharon McSwiney and Jo Dewar – the first of our creative play dates.  Sharon agreed to teach us some of her metalwork techniques and Jo and I had great fun with cutters, hammers, flux and flame in her studio at The...