If you go down to the woods today..

Somewhere in the hidden recesses of my memory is something about William Robinson and the need for every gardener to set aside an acre or so of their garden for woodland. I have tried, but with a garden of around one eighth of an acre in total, I have failed. My woodland consists of the…

Six on Saturday – 11/4/2020

And so it goes on. Applause broke out at 8pm on Thursday so I opened the window and joined it, then someone went for a bottle of wine and before long there were all our neighbours out with chairs and bottles, all keeping a sensible distance from each other but socialising in a totally unprecedented…

Six on Saturday – 30/11/2019

I just listened to Sandy Denny's 'Late November'; first time in years. Getting nostalgic. How can she have been gone over 40 years? It's cold and wet and drear and dreich and I've got a cold. Must be winter. I haven't been out much lately, it never seems to stop raining and there's not a…