Growing our own, recipes & natural living

Month: May 2017

Holywell bay

Holywell bay

Early morning walk Holywell bay. Daisy aged 8 and Ella aged 13 who until recently have only ever known life in an outside works yard. This is their second visit to the beach since coming into the care of my son and his girlfriend. What’s […]

Rush Hour Illogan Cornwall

Rush Hour Illogan Cornwall

Local commuters off to new pastures Evening Light Sunset Thought

Beautiful Blossom

Beautiful Blossom

I planted irises for the first time this year, irises remind me of my home growing up and of my mum and her little patch of irises in the corner of the front garden. Down the side of the garden runs an old stone wall […]

Making Bread with Spelt Flour

Making Bread with Spelt Flour

Since my thyroid diagnoses I have been eating mostly a gluten-free diet. Gluten is a key disruptor of the immune system in some people. People suffering from the hypothyroid condition ‘hashimoto’s disease’ have an uncommonly high percentage of gluten sensitives among them. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an […]

Lovely day at the allotment

GD and I spent a lovely few hours this morning at the allotment. Thought it was high time for an update. This bench is at the scruffy end of the plot behind a pre-existing raspberry patch, still to be cultivated area, where we make our […]