The annual joy of blossom

For obvious reasons, the winter has felt extra cold and extra hard and extra dark this year. To me, this makes the spring feel sweeter and more sacred, and today I just want to celebrate that by sharing some of my photos of this season coming into fullness where I live, here in Reading. As […]

More postcards from my garden

Things are quietly busy round here. Like my garden, I’ve been growing and rooting creative projects behind the scenes through winter; soon everything will be blossoming and I’ll be able to tell you all about it! In the meantime, while the fruits of the (creative projects) garden are still fattening on their vines, what I […]

Back to School

There’s a definite chill in the air; the conkers are starting to drop and, this morning, the soft smoky smell of a bonfire from a garden several houses down from ours filled me with the unmistakeable feelings of AUTUMN. My usual back-to-school feelings associated with this time of year feel more intense than in other […]