After a short break in the sun in Barcelona last week, am finding it difficult to readjust to life back in Belgium. Mainly because of the weather. It has rained pretty much non-stop for the past week, and while the slugs are delighted, I am not. There are upsides. Tithonias (Mexican sunflowers) love the rain and they are doing a good job adding some brightness … Continue reading Six on Saturday: Where is the sun?!
I spent last night trying to think up tag lines for a copywriting job, so am a bit later than usual for this week’s post. Writing about gardening is more spontaneous and fun than the paid stuff! SO, I have made inroads into autumnal bulb planting, and the narcissi, muscari and Dutch iris have all gone in. There’s a real sense of relief – bulb … Continue reading Six on Saturday: 09 Oct 2021: Dewy
I’m late posting for this week’s Six on Saturday, I was going to give it a miss: like the garden, I am flagging at this time of year. The end of summer often feels quite sad to me. My camera’s also temporarily out of action so the photos aren’t great quality, but never mind, they will do. There are still a few things going on … Continue reading Six on Saturday: 28 Aug 2021: summer’s end
Happy New Year to you all! As my featured image, I share a sunset in the forest on New Year’s day. Still no snow, not even a proper frost here, but weak winter sunshine through the trees. Lots has been said already about hoping for a better year for us humans this year, and being a member of the human race I of course share … Continue reading Six on Saturday: Seeds: 02 Jan 2021