March : The end of winter and new realities

This is not the diary post I expected to write. March, for gardeners is the month when the winter wrappers start to come off. It’s like letting light into a Victorian lumber room, pulling back the moth eaten drapes and watching the dust clouds spiral. You cough quite a bit and then scratch your head… Continue reading March : The end of winter and new realities

Finding hope in quiet things

It’s an increasingly unsettling time for everyone. It doesn’t feel that long since we were all planning our year ahead. Then, slowly, the severity of the new coronavirus outbreak has crept up on us until it became impossible to ignore. I was vaguely aware of something happening in China but didn’t pay too much attention.… Continue reading Finding hope in quiet things