World Food Day

United Nations days of... come and go and I admit most pass me by¬†unnoticed, although I can usually manage a cheer for International Womens Day.¬†It is frequently observed that I have a "bee in my bonnet" infact there is usually a whole hive tucked under my woolly hat. World Food Day got a few of… Continue reading World Food Day

Dog days of August

When the air is heavy and the horizon indigo with distant thunder lethargy stalks the garden as the plants and the gardeners grow languid. The borders are blowsy and going to seed like an ageing actress insisting that she must go on to please her adoring audience of bees. The vibrant colours of the cottage… Continue reading Dog days of August