A Light Aglow in the Darkness

“The mist after rain, uninterrupted rainfall on rooftops, pitter-patter intellect. The thoughts I leave behind like footsteps.”- Chris Campanioni. The rain is falling heavily outside. I hear it falling on the trees in the small woodland beside our cottage, here by the untamed Suffolk coast; the eastern-most coast of England. On the roof of our... Continue Reading →

Our Suffolk Cottage Garden: 2016

With so much focus on infrastructure in the previous years, this year became a year that focused on 'beautifying' the garden, so to speak. The year began without the snowfall we had become accustomed to and, while I love a heavy snowfall, it was actually a welcomed change. I wanted to crack on with progressing... Continue Reading →

Our Suffolk Cottage Garden: 2012

(I can’t find garden photos for 2011, but if they turn up, I will make a post about the garden in 2011).From my post about our garden in 2010, we sadly had to put our beautiful dog, Fred, to sleep in January 2011. His loss was absolutely enormous and we were utterly heartbroken. To this... Continue Reading →

My Suffolk Cottage Garden: 2009

My then partner, Kevin (now my husband) and I moved into our Suffolk cottage, which dates back to the 16th century, in 2009. It was October and the first thing we knew we had to address was that the main private garden, at the rear of the cottage, did not have a complete fence. This... Continue Reading →

In Focus: Cold Days

"In the height of winter, Deano and I shared a glimpse into our lives in the cold of the snowy season. My family and I are based in Lincolnshire and Deano and his are based in Suffolk. If you enjoy snowfall, then you'll like this video. Did you have snow, where you live, over winter?... Continue Reading →

In Focus: Here and There

"It's good people who make good places."- Anna Sewell. "In this video, Tracy and I share something of our day. We start with my morning in Suffolk and move to Tracy's afternoon in Lincolnshire. Oh...and it's during winter. Brrrr! How has your winter been? Please tell us about how your typical winters day looks, in... Continue Reading →

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