After the Rain

Rain arrived late last night and continued till morning, the kitchen garden looks refreshed with a noticeable earthy aroma to the air. Even though the sun is covered over by heavy sky I can feel heat beginning to build already. The much-needed rain encouraged lots of creatures from their hiding places, including fat slugs, unfortunately. … Continue reading After the Rain

Foraging Walks

We really enjoy our dog walks through the beautiful countryside surrounding the village. At this time of year the hedgerows have so much to offer, so our dog walks have turned into foraging walks. Miss B doesn't mind, she comes along too. You'll find wild blackberries growing almost anywhere. The sprawling, spiteful plants are a … Continue reading Foraging Walks