• 900th Blog Post

    900th Blog Post

    I'm starting to feel stronger, just a little and I know it's fragile but (and maybe this is the wine talking) I want to enjoy the small victories. Read more

    Posted on 21 July 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • When You've Lost Your Way

    When You've Lost Your

    My mental health has taken a downward spiral and I'm really not coping this days, these weeks, these months... I want so much to be 'normal' to enjoy the great... Read more

    Posted on 17 July 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • More Sweet Little Victories

    More Sweet Little Victories

    single rose from 14bI can't quite put into words that which this little scene it brought up within me, but there was something so beautiful about such a sweet... Read more

    Posted on 06 July 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • Small Victories

    Small Victories

    Victory No. 1 My computer is fixed and I didn't totally freak out when it decided to pack up in the first place!Victory No. 2The gauntlet was thrown down on... Read more

    Posted on 29 June 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • Getting Summery on the Plot

    Getting Summery Plot

    Welcome to June dear friends! It's a fabulous month for us Gaults ~ it contains our Wedding Anniversary and Andrew's Birthday, so there is much celebrating to b... Read more

    Posted on 08 June 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • Before the Tummy Bug

    Before Tummy

    For the last half of May I was super ill with a terrible doubt of gastroenteritis. Really the realities of it are too gross to talk about but needless to say I... Read more

    Posted on 05 June 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • Less is More

    Less More

    That's it, we are giving up 14b.a sad farewellI do write this with a slightly heavy heart as no one wants to feel a failure, but we have finally come to our... Read more

    Posted on 11 May 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • Growing, Always

    Growing, Always

    It was a very tentative step I took to the allotment today. It's been a while, as you know, and my nerves were on tender hooks.Ecotherapy works and is (with yog... Read more

    Posted on 06 May 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • Hiking Tollymore

    Hiking Tollymore

    There are days when everything just aligns perfectly and a hike is the only thing worth doing. On Saturday the sky was bright (if not occasionally blue! Read more

    Posted on 16 March 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • An Allotment Reunion

    Allotment Reunion

    What the bloomin' heck happened to February!?I think someone stole mine; I remember so very little, I've lost time (anyone believe in UFOs? Read more

    Posted on 09 March 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • Tenerife (living Dangerously)

    Tenerife (living Dangerously)

    In the middle of our trip my body just simply shut down and so I ended up on the very comfy sofa of our wee house for the morning/afternoon. What a... Read more

    Posted on 16 February 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • Tenerife (the Quiet Life)

    Tenerife (the Quiet Life)

    I'm at that point in the year where it feels like I have been doing push ups everyday and now, well my arms are trembling and my knees are weak and each... Read more

    Posted on 12 February 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • What's Going On?

    What's Going

    It's like that feeling most often attributed to Mondays and getting back to work. The sudden increase in heaviness and utter exhaustion hits and simply moving... Read more

    Posted on 03 February 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • Coming and Going

    Coming Going

    It was yesterday I thought of them. I knew where to look of course and under a fine layer of dead bamboo leaves I found them. Sweet, fresh green harbingers of... Read more

    Posted on 18 January 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • 101 Organic Gardening Hacks - Book Review

    Organic Gardening Hacks Book Review

    Well I have been either living under a rock or the Americans have been keeping Shawna Coronado away from me; she's huge with 7 thousand + followers on You... Read more

    Posted on 13 January 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • Two Allotment Afternoons

    Allotment Afternoons

    I had a good mental health afternoon on Monday and experience has taught me that I need to grab these windows and get out there. Read more

    Posted on 04 January 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • A New Year and a Winner!

    Year Winner!

    I thought it would be wonderful to start the new year off with a blog post, a sort of sign of my good intentions to write more in 2017. Read more

    Posted on 01 January 2017 GARDENING, HOME
  • Delectable Feasting

    Delectable Feasting

    It can not be left quiet anymore - my hubby is a fabulous cook and I am so lucky to have him in my life! I wanted to shout it from the roof tops on Christmas Da... Read more

    Posted on 28 December 2016 GARDENING, HOME
  • Pushing the Boundary (full Version)

    Pushing Boundary (full Version)

    Sometimes you really have to wake up and grab the day by the shoulders and give it a damn good shake. Saturday was one of those days, a day to be used to the... Read more

    Posted on 18 December 2016 GARDENING, HOME
  • Pushing Our Boundaries

    Sometimes you really have to wake up and grab the day by the shoulders and give it a damn good shake. Saturday was one of those days, a day to be used to the... Read more

    Posted on 18 December 2016 GARDENING, HOME