The elder has flowered early this year, no doubt duped by the endless days of sunshine this year. As ever, the flowers closest to home are either too high for me to reach, on the wrong side of a wide ditch or next to a busy track along which lorries thunder past all day. But,Continue reading “Sparkling Elderflower and Rose Drink”
It always delights me that stinging nettles with their vicious sting can be tamed and made into something delicious. Nettle soup tastes as though it should be doing you good, sautéed nettles even more so. But warm nettle and cheese scones, spread with butter is a completely different matter. Tempted? Here’s the recipe for StingingContinue reading “Stinging Nettle Scones”
Even though our lives have changed in ways we wouldn’t have considered possible a few weeks ago, there are still plenty of reasons to be cheerful
This morning, the house is quiet and unadorned but later, I shall get out the boxes of decorations
There is a restlessness as the seasons shift and a need for change.