Little Seedlings

Getting your kids to grow stuff is good fun. That’s why we do it. But also it helps develop a sense of environmental responsibility, an understanding of the natural world and also means you can make lots of mess. I also completely buy into the idea that growing their own encourages children to eat and […]


When we moved in to our house we moved into a building which had been home to the same family since it was built. We have the original plans the house was built from and bits and pieces of furniture and some mercury – but that’s a story for a different day. We uncovered historical […]


So this year I had a couple of things I wanted to do. Learn to knit, which I’m making progress with and grow vegetables. The long-term planning involved in growing veg seemed a bit boring to be honest but as long as I managed to grow something I could eat I knew I would be […]