Our blog is dedicated to seasonal living: cooking with local produce (sometimes our own), sewing for the home and searching out vintage bargains.

We believe that most of the pleasure is in the journey - in the making and creating, even if in a simple way.

Sunday, 12 July 2015


These are now past their best. Spot the white one? Funnily enough, Brian was on a train journey the other day and saw a lot of white foxgloves along the side of the rail track.

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Flower festival

Margaret and I got the job of creating an arrangement to represent Advent. It's quite  a challenge thinking...warmth, cosiness and fireside - in July. Here's our effort.