It’s really cold and windy this morning. On days like this I know I live on the westernmost point of Brittany, where the land juts out undefended… Read more “Autumn into Winter”
Light reflects in a puddle of water in an abandoned industrial building.
Getting ready to garden…..the end of March approaches and with it the likelihood of frosts. Time to think about the garden and new projects. Will it be more veggies … more flowers…a new chicken coop?
All in good time! The essential is to be able to be outdoors and get some daylight time in.
A superb and touching short film about change and difference. I first saw this on the blog of Karin Lisa Atkinson – http://changethelifechannel.blogspot.fr which is a great source of short films with a theme of peace and change running through it. So thanks to Lisa for finding this.
It has been a long week. A week in which Nelson Mandela left us at a great age leaving an enormous legacy of how we can learn… Read more “This week…Nelson, The Colour Purple and other sadnesses”
When I first told friends I was moving to Brest, they looked sad…. Brest has a reputation in Brittany… an ugly concrete jungle thrown up in a hurry… Read more “A city by the sea – part 1”
January. The festive period over and skies are grey. In search of a bit of nature, I started feeding the birds around the garden. What was surprising… Read more “Birds”
Tree up. This year it’s an artificial one. I somehow couldn’t get my head around cutting a tree down and then watching it wither for three weeks… Read more “Christmas is coming”
Back home in the valleys of South Wales, most of the houses looked pretty much the same when I was growing up. Terraces sprawled along the valley… Read more “Why an aspidistra?”