It was the Worst of Times.

Karma came and, as the Americans might say, bit me in the butt! It was inevitable, I suppose, that when I only part quoted Charles Dickens' opening lines in A Tale of Two Cities last week, the words which followed would come to haunt me and ensure this past week was the worst of times. … Continue reading It was the Worst of Times.

Enjoying the Small Things.

After the recent days of very heavy rain and strong wind there was a certain trepidation in that first walk around the garden to check that all is well. There is always the fear that there will be damage and even though recent conditions were not really of that threatening a nature it still came … Continue reading Enjoying the Small Things.

This is certainly Winter…Looking back at the Week in the Garden.

Waterford, southeast Ireland, 5th December 2020 Winter weather has certainly come in with a blast over the last week. Earlier in the week, this change in weather was very welcome, a longed-for improvement from the heavy wet conditions we had for so long. It was great to be able to work in the garden again … Continue reading This is certainly Winter…Looking back at the Week in the Garden.