Six on Saturday 26th March

Welcome to this week’s Six on Saturday, hosted, as ever, by the indomitable Propagator. It would be impossible for me not to mention the glorious weather we’ve been enjoying over this past week. The previous week had hinted at warmth and teased us honest mortals with occasional sunshine. Over last weekend, these insinuations developed into …

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Six on Saturday 19th March

Hello there, it’s Six on Saturday time again! This means I’m joining with The Propagator and chums in showing six highlights from the garden. Feel free to join in if you don’t already. Life in general is pootling along nicely but on the blogging front, I can’t seem to quite get back into the swing …

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Six on Saturday 5th March

Hello and welcome to a long overdue Six on Saturday. What with one thing and another I haven’t been able to get my act together, the result being several week’s absence. This also means that there’s much to report on; spring has perhaps not sprung, but it has had a little peep round the corner. …

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Corydalis paczoskii

The titular Corydalis has been up and about for a few weeks now, flailing around in the exceptionally stormy weather that the second half of February has brought. Since it’s been living with me here in Birmingham, Corydalis paczoskii has always been an early riser; it obviously doesn’t mind taking it’s chances with Ol’ Blighty’s …

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Six on Saturday 5th February

Good morning and welcome to this week’s Six on Saturday! As per usual, I am joining with The Propagator and chums in showing six things from the garden for your delectation and pleasure. The main news of the week is that the mild weather we’ve been having of late has encouraged the early Corydalis to …

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Six on Saturday 22nd January

Top o’ the morning to you. Or indeed afternoon or evening. Another week has been and gone (where it went I’m not sure), bringing us back round to another Saturday and another Six things from the garden. The Propagator is, as usual, presenting many other Six on Saturday offerings so do pop over and take …

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Six on Saturday 15th January

Why hello there! Time for another Six on Saturday, courtesy of The Propagator as per usual. It’s been a pretty fine week here in Birmingham: cold and frosty mornings, followed by glorious sunshine and a hint of warmth. Lovely stuff. Here’s my Six: 1. Pansy with Raindrops I headed into the garden to take some …

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Six on Saturday 8th January

Welcome to this week’s edition of Six on Saturday. As usual, head editor The Propagator will be overseeing all this week’s entries: a cut here, a rewrite there, a new headline and a good yell about missed deadlines. I imagine. Usually I’m a bit of a traditionalist in the garden; as soon as most of …

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Stone Circle Hunting

To see in the New Year, we headed up to Bakewell with some friends. We arrived on New Year’s Eve: we ate, we drank, we made merry, we almost forgot when midnight was, at some point we finally went to bed. Morning was hot on the heels of bedtime but we awoke bushy tailed nonetheless, …

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