2020 was an interesting year! I actually didn’t write any blog posts in 2020 so before I move forward into 2021 I thought I would look back at 2020 through the lens of my Instagram.
It has been a late Autumn in the UK this year. Even though it’s nearing the end of October most trees still have their leaves. I’m still waiting for the… Read more Reds and Purples →
It’s only May but the weather has been amazing! Here are some pictures of early summer in my garden. It’s beautiful!
…and now it’s Summer because it took me so long to post these pictures! I took them in March and the garden has changed so much already. The trees now… Read more Spring Came… →
In the state of Paraná in southern Brazil, nestled in the Atlantic Rainforest, is a small colonial town called Morretes. Founded in 1733, it retains the typical architecture and brightly coloured buildings of historic Brazil. The town is surrounded by lush green hills of rainforest and to reach it I had to take a historic train ride through the rainforest from Curitiba.
So a few weeks ago I noticed a small tree in the garden was starting to bear fruit. I had no idea what kind of tree it was and if the fruit was edible so I waited and watched the fruit ripen.
It’s elderflower season from late May to early July so now is the time to get picking! This year I caught the elderflowers nice and early. Looking out of my… Read more Elderflowers →