Midsummer Harvest

Regular visitors to the croft garden know that I go AWOL from time to time.  This is usually because I'm busy with other activities, which can range from being chained to the desk as a serious paperwork deadline approaches or being press-ganged to work on a building project to coaxing a reluctant muse to provide… Continue reading Midsummer Harvest

When the wind blows

This summer we have had some particularly warm and calm days. On afternoons when it was too hot to garden, seeking just a zephyr of a breeze, I spent my time exploring the pools and rocky shore of the headland. I can devote hours to watching the movement of the seaweeds in the clear water… Continue reading When the wind blows

The Seaweed Hunt

When I'm not gardening or trying to encourage others to garden I'm usually involved in cajoling members of the local natural history society (Curracag), friends, islanders, tourists or anyone who'll listen to get out and about and discover the natural wonders of our beautiful islands. Once enchanted and ensnared they lured into the delights of… Continue reading The Seaweed Hunt