A Bookish Birthday

You might well assume that I’d had enough of being busy doing nothing over the Christmas holidays. That’s certainly not the case. Over the last year I have embraced ‘down time’ like never before. Perhaps it’s my age, or The Beau’s positive influence; maybe it’s simply having the time to entertain periods of relaxation instead […]

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1 Year Old Today!

Being a capricorn, and therefore a winter baby, I’ve always wished I had a birthday I could celebrate in the summer. And now I do, for today is The Frustrated Gardener’s first birthday. It all started as a bit of an experiment – to see what blogging was all about and to start expanding my […]

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Celebrating Forty with Phalaenopsis

Yes, The Frustrated Gardener is 40 today.  Happy Birthday to me!  Rather than indulging in a mid life crisis I am having something of a Maria Carey moment and have filled the house with white butterfly orchids ready for tonight’s  party.  I considered doves and puppies, but they make too much mess and won’t stay still. […]

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