Last week my family moved house. The new house is beautiful – a little cottage in the countryside like something out of a fairy tale (see the photos below.) Nevertheless, moving was quite difficult, quite emotional, and one of those experiences that have forced me into learning a lesson I did not know that I … More On Leaving Home, and a Beautiful Breakfast
Long Live the Weeds! What would the world be, once bereft Of wet and of wildness? Let them be left, O let them be left, wildness and wet; Long live the weeds and the wilderness yet. (Gerard Manley Hopkins, from “Inversnaid”.) I first really discovered the joy of weeding when I went to Sweden as … More Long Live the Weeds!