The Watch House NGS Open Weekend 2019

And relax! After several weeks of intensive preparation, another National Gardens Scheme open weekend lies behind us. Rather like Christmas there’s an almighty build-up and then the event itself is over in the blink of an eyelid. In total we welcomed 440 visitors to The Watch House and raised just over £2000 for NGS charities. […]

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Remembering London 2012

This time last year I was already in the Olympic stadium, watching the warm up for the opening ceremony.  Unlike today, the skies were a brooding grey, shedding the odd few spots of rain.  The world shared in the spectacular and moving event that was to follow. London 2012 may be in the past, but […]

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Gold Medal Gardens – North America

As the “Golden Games” draw to a close there is a sense of great pride and celebration in the UK.  We have diving and the 5,000 metres to look forward to tonight, so perhaps Team GB has time for a final gold medal flourish.  I for one will be feeling just a little bit bereft […]

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