The peonies are just starting to open. They have remained upright despite the gales. Continue reading Weekend Walk in the Garden #8 – May 24th.
New bulbs form on the tops of the stems which then bend over, allowing the new bulbs to root into the ground. Continue reading Weekend Walk in the Garden #7 – 17th May 2020
aloe vera is flowering spectacularly! Continue reading Weekend Walk in the Garden #6 – 10th May
Marigolds (Calendulas) are ubiquitous in this garden. They readily self-seed. They are not alone in this regard: Aquilegias (Columbine), Jacob’s Ladder, Alchemilla Mollis and Sweet William are among the other plants that pop up in strange places. Continue reading A Weekend Walk in my Garden #3: 19th April 2020.
A bright clump of Aubretia on the rockery Continue reading A Weekend Walk in my Garden: #1 April 5th 2020.
The first print proof of my fictionalised account of Kennedy’s time in Kilrush, Called to Account, is with the publisher, TSL, and I hope to have a copy in my own hands soon. Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom – Heroism in Times of Trouble
I foolishl suggested that having to stay away from work was similar to being retired. Continue reading Monday Musings – Staying Sane at Home
try to have a fun weekend … go for a nice walk in the woods or along the lake, depending where you live, or just around the local high school track! Continue reading Saturday Surprise courtesy of Jill Denison
This health emergency offers an opportunity to rethink so many of our environmentally disastrous habits. Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: Cafe Culture and Social Distancing.
If a writer is unable to tap into his own emotional centre in order to imagine the inner being of another human, he or she is not truly a writer. Continue reading Monday Musings – J.M.Synge and Cultural Appropriation