New Year’s Resolutions

It was with some trepidation that I searched this blog for my last batch of New Year’s resolutions. Naturally I have been observing them fastidiously, reviewing my performance at regular intervals and setting new, higher targets. Alas, only in my dreams. As it happens, I have not done too shamefully. My plant kleptomania was curbed, […]

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The Very Best of 2013 – A Year In Pictures

When I wrote my equivalent post this time last year, I thought 2012 was a momentous year, but reflecting on 2013 I find the last twelve months have more than measured up.  I celebrated my 40th Birthday and over the course of the year visited 10 countries, including Nepal, India, China and Bhutan, the Land of the Thunder Dragon. […]

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Growing North

In honour of Him Indoors’ birthday we’ve had a lovely long weekend in northern England. We managed to squeeze in five completely different gardens – Durham University Botanic Garden, Wallington and Herterton in Northumberland, The Valley Gardens in Harrogate and finally RHS Harlow Carr. More on these coming very soon. All shared one thing in […]

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