Creating a sensory garden

I’ve always loved visiting parks with nature trails, arboretums with their variety of trees, and National Trust style gardens featuring formal, walled and wild meadow areas. I feel like there’s something soothing about spending time outside somewhere green, with lots of colourful, scented plants or trees, and the sound of birds or a stream nearby. […]

The gift of time

I have been given a rare treat this afternoon – the gift of time. This sounds strange, but let me explain. I usually spend my days running round like the proverbial blue-bottomed fly, dashing between the kitchen – making up bottles, snacks, getting breakfast/lunch/dinner prepared, or doing the washing up / putting laundry on, before […]