I Grew Marigolds

Some blogs are hard to write. Sometimes the tone or the wording can be difficult to achieve, or the subject matter requires some research and careful handling. Sometimes I’m just not sure what it is I’m trying to say. This is one of those. So I’m just going to type what I’m thinking, and hope …

Reading Season

This year, June is for me all about the build up to my treat of the summer... a weekend at the fabulous Wealden Literary Festival! Natural history meets book festival; the Wealden Literary Festival is looking like my perfect kind of weekend. This will be my first visit, although the event has been running for …

My Allotment Journey and How It Has Changed My Life (A Blog Post for Mental Health Awareness Week)

Three years ago I made a decision that would change my life. That sounds like a bold statement, but let me explain... Things were difficult; I didn’t know it at the time but I was approaching the breakdown and ending of a long-term toxic relationship, whilst being at a career crossroads, and a point of …