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Autumn Appetite

Have I mentioned how much I love Autumn? Seeing all the orange, yellow and fiery red leaves falling and covering the ground is the best. On top of that you have Halloween, Pumpkin Spiced Lattes from Starbucks and big jumpers to snuggle up in. 401 more words


Welcome to our happy place

On the shores of a salt lake, part of a RAMSAR listed wetland lies our Secret Garden. We rent a 10 acre block where we live, grow, make and learn. 262 more words

Kids In The Garden

Our Veggie Patch

We have been here in the mountainous Granada province of Spain for just over two weeks now.  We are deep in the Spanish Campo (countryside), totally engulfed and surrounded by Olive groves.   119 more words


October to do list.

Well after a brilliantly busy and creative September I want October to be just as great. However there is no photowalk or Handmade Fair to go to but I’m sure I can still inspire myself! 422 more words


Escaping the Rat Race - A New Chapter

We have been in our new house-sit for just over a week.  We moved away from the the beautiful beaches of Andalusia, the hustle and bustle of the touristic Costa del Sol and travelled up to a remote part of the mountainous province of Granada.   843 more words


Grow Your Own- A Triumph of Carrots!

It had to happen, right? I had to get something else edible from my first summer of amateur cultivation? Well that something turns out to be carrots, Nantes 5 carrots specifically and I am still reeling in the thrill of that little harvest 2 weeks ago. 705 more words


How to Pickle Beetroot...the easy way!

2016 marks year 1 of our vegetable patch adventure.

It’s certainly been a bumper harvest from our never-ending supply of courgettes (which have just exhausted themselves) to the carrots which never quite got thinned out. 378 more words