This is swiftly turning into a gardening blog. ‘Yet another photograph of a plant’ is my most-used tag. When I moved into this house, three years ago there was an unprepossessing twig growing just below the porch which had been hacked back to within an inch of it’s life. I thought it might be some … Continue reading wisteriaful

gifts from the thrift

How is the first official week of winter treating you? (Game of Thrones fans will get the reference here….) Here is some vegetable bunting I made for the kitchen because….well, just because: Here’s some stuff from the op-shop lately. (I buy most of my clothes from the op-shop also, but they aren’t all that exciting … Continue reading gifts from the thrift

harvest time

I was talking to a friend on the phone is early-January and she said: ‘I bet your vege garden is going for it right now’ and I said ‘Actually, no, we are only really getting salad greens and herbs – everything is still growing.” How quickly this changes! A couple of weeks after that, we … Continue reading harvest time

kitchen daze

I spent a lot of time in the kitchen over the weekend – prepping food out of the garden for the winter months, making food for the family and doing a bit of Virgoan re-organisation. I love hanging out in the kitchen – I listen to podcasts, or just mull through the detritus in my … Continue reading kitchen daze