Visit to North Devon

Last weekend we took a quite sedated walk along the North Devon coast, I think the idea was to blow away some of the cobwebs and clear our heads from the night before. I’m reaching an age when more and more half centuries are being celebrated, unfortunately we’ve not learned from the years of insobriety and so we still need help to deal with hangovers.… Read more


Traditionally the coldest month, February is the beginning of the excitement I always get when I start to see signs of the end of winter, and the first tempting indication of spring emerging from the ground. Since mid January there have been signs of the Autumn sown bulbs, and even the buds of a Brunnera ‘Jack Frost’ that I’d almost forgotten about.… Read more