March 2020 Blog

What a long and soggy winter it has been.  Not much to write home about in terms of frost or snow in the southern parts of the UK, but the few days of sunshine that have made an appearance have been very welcome!   There is no doubt that the coming months will be...

January 2020 Blog

This winter seems to have been fairly monotonous.  Normally, the UK weather provides us with enough variety to keep us guessing as to what is going to come next.  The 2019/20 one has bucked the trend though, with relentless rain and wind being the prevailing trend. ...

October 2019 Blog

It’s fair to say that summer really is over now.  The leaves on the trees are turning to rich shades of red and orange, and the floor is carpeted with those that have been blown from the trees in the recent high winds.  There is something very special and comforting...

August 2019 Blog

It feels like the blackberries have come early this year….not sure whether they have or not but the long dry spell followed by a short period of inclement weather may have tricked them in to thinking that Autumn is on the way!  Although the drop of rain has been...

The verges are blossoming!

The bluebells have virtually gone now, but they’re being replaced by all manner of exciting flora and fauna.  There is something very beautiful about the wild verges on the country lanes, which on initial inspection look like they are sporting 20-30 different shades...

Spring is nigh…..

No matter where you go now, you’re never too far from the heady fragrance of the wild garlic.  The hedgerows and woodland floors are carpeted in rich, green leaf and will soon be adorned with their pretty little white flowers which will only accentuate their aroma. ...