Just Back From… crossing the border

Visiting another country on a day out is probably not what most people in the UK do very often, unless, like us, they live on the border. Living in Ludlow on the Welsh Marches we often find ourselves dipping in and out of Shropshire, Herefordshire and Powys; often several times on the same drive. Continue reading Just Back From… crossing the border

Just Back From… Cornwall

March 2013 will probably go down as one of the coldest on record. The usual cheery daffodils that dance in the spring sunshine around Mother’s Day were noticeable by their absence. My pots full of spring bulbs planted carefully in layers last September were full of frozen earth, the winter pansies and violas shrivelled and sad. A few tentative tips had pushed their way to the surface, but it didn’t look like anything would happen any time soon. Continue reading Just Back From… Cornwall