Monthly Archives: July 2014

Simple gifts

Sometimes the simplest pleasures are the best.  I usually work long hours, so escaping the office at 5.30pm and spending this evening in the garden with a glass of wine felt extremely decadent.  Dinner included home-grown salad leaves, radishes and … Continue reading

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Unwinding in Brighton

Yesterday I returned, happy and weary, from attending the first ever Unwind Brighton, a yarn festival held across several stunning venues in Brighton on the south coast of the UK.  A weekend of yarns of both kinds seemed like something I couldn’t … Continue reading

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First harvests from the garden

The garden is starting to yield up its first fruits and vegetables. Here is today’s harvest, which happens to have a strong red colour theme. It was a bit daunting to move into a new home with a rather neglected garden … Continue reading

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