Cornwall

Our Mabon 2018

Our Mabon 2018

One of my favourite festivals, ‘Mabon’, when the the focus lies on the aspect of the second harvest and speaks of the balance between light and dark. The ‘equinox’ meaning the time when day and night are equal length. As the celebrations go ahead in […]

Autumn

Autumn

GD and I were at the allotment yesterday weighing down the polytunnel with filled watering cans, securing poles and generally making safe anything that could potentially fly off and cause damage in any winds from the storm we have been warned about, but in any […]

Weekend

Weekend

This past weekend was a pretty typical kinda weekend, so I thought I would share a few of the things we did as a little insight into GD’s and mine days and so when we are even older we can be reminded of what a […]

Roasted Vegetable Soup, nutrient dense and an excellent way to use lots of veg.

Roasted Vegetable Soup, nutrient dense and an excellent way to use lots of veg.

It already feels like Autumn has arrived down here in Cornwall, there are a few sunny days still, but mostly we are seeing the change of season, winter woolies are being donned, warm socks and hats to keep the chill wind out have been dug […]

Our day in photographs

Our day in photographs

Early morning walk for Ella and Daisy, ready to go. Dillon and Taz at the end of our lane love their morning strokes. Daisy always says hello to Dillon. The lane is full of hedgerow flowers. Back for breakfast.Looks like a bird meeting out on […]

Cornish sunset

Cornish sunset

The sunsets over the past few days have been stunning. This is Illogan South Cornwall looking North from the back of our garden.

Making Bone Broth

Making Bone Broth

So I’ve tried a few ways to make a good bone broth and this method has given me by far the nicest outcome. I am so lucky to have a good farm shop near me that supplies me with great beef bones from grass fed […]

Watercress and pea soup

Watercress and pea soup

I made a batch of this soup and popped it into the freezer in handy sized tubs and have been having this for lunch the past few days. I’m so glad I made this version, it is a definite upgrade on the previous recipes I […]

Glendurgen

Glendurgen

So no recipe posts today, catch up tomorrow. I’ve been here at this amazingly beautiful place today celebrating with G.D. our 36th wedding anniversary, hope you enjoy the pics. These lovely sculptures are found at the entrance to the gardens, which lead down through beautiful […]

Allotment no.10 is blooming

Allotment no.10 is blooming

No.10 is absolutely blooming this year. This our second year, third sumer at the eco park, Every time I go there I need to pinch myself, I am filled with gratitude that the universe has conspired that we get to work our little plot of […]