Monthly Archives: May 2014

Targetted marketing

Today I received an email from Harvey Nichols. They suggested I might like a leather bomber jacket, two long sleeved shirts, and a pair of dungarees. Do they have a ‘lesbians might like’ section?  It was a bit too spot … Continue reading

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Only love can hurt like this

People ask me what I grow. They perhaps have ideas of my sprawling grounds. The walled garden overflowing with peonies, cornflowers and all manner of cottage garden plants.  The reality is I have an overflowing patio full of pots in … Continue reading

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The Seasonal Flower Alliance

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A rose tinted spectacle

Is it art? Discuss.  

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The Seasonal Flower Alliance

This week, the first rose in the garden.  A rose that was inherited with the garden. So kinda 70’s.  Does anyone know what variety it is?  Starts off bright pink and fades to a beautiful apricot. Fully opens too. And … Continue reading

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The Seasonal Flower Alliance

Mrs Cholmondeley is rocking my world this week.  Through the torrential downpours. Cornus, clematis, poppies, wisteria, climbing hydrangea.

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Flowers so beautiful you can’t throw them away

Flowers so beautiful you can’t throw them away.  I’m embracing the open bloom. The faded, blown and over.  I suppose it’s a little treat for me. Think about it. Day to day it’s about the longevity. The perfection. The super … Continue reading

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