spring arrives

The hints have been here for weeks now, but the true marker of the arrival of spring must be whether you are willing to sit outside for a picnic. Thankfully, that time arrived while Bryony & I were both still on holiday. Newtown has proven to be the perfect destination for the newest member of our … More spring arrives

easter out west

With the in-laws scattered across the globe, Bryony & I were lucky enough to have their West Wight home as ours for the Easter weekend. Fortuitously as it happens, as this week we welcomed a new member to our household, Rolo the rescue dog. The large garden and footpaths abounding from the doorstep made the perfect location for … More easter out west


It’s impossible to choose a favourite season, but spring brings a glorious bounty to those who like to get down low. After the mud and rain of the winter, it’s a joyful thing to lay down in sun-warmed grasses for the best views of this season’s multitude of colour and form. Muddy knees and damp … More Wildflowers