This week’s small pleasures #145

In all honesty, this week was full of small pleasures as you might have guessed if you have read any … More

Idling has always been my strong point

I have rediscovered the positive benefits of idling, of doing little, of spending time not doing much. There is no … More

The high point of the season

One of the best things about eating in summer is the piles of berries…strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, boysenberries, blackberries….though I do … More

6 things to do in autumn

The nights are drawing in as we are now in May and the middle of autumn.  Some of the leaves … More