April 2013

Tools at the ready (27 April 2013)

Idiot alert. Wind flowers ARE not WOOD SORREL . Wind flowers are WOOD ANEMONES. From now on my days as a botanist are numbered!. Update on the puppy: Gods Gift has gone and got himself a job. Nine months of...

Wind flowers (25 April 2013)

So I realised that when a blogger blogs they need to be accurate. I have been merrily running past the little white flowers believing them to be aconite. They are crowding the verges and filling the hedgerows. They are NOT...

Wild garlic (21 April 2013)

Sometimes I wonder whether walking in the country isn't the most boring thing in the world. No people. No madness. No River. No London. And then the sun comes out and baaam! The palest of yellow primroses have completely overtaken...

Boston. (16 April 2013)

The Boston Bombing had me turning away from the television screen 'Some of you may find the images disturbing' said Sophie the newsreader. It wasn't so much the images I found disturbing as the incredulity of fifteen seconds of devastation...

Death at the Ritz (10 April 2013)

I have finally mowed the lawn. Cleared the woodshed. My mothers three plants have just about survived the coldest of times. although I'm not too happy about the Rosemary. I have taught the old man how to make soup, and...

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