Macbeth Had A Poorly Eye And Other Stories

| 28th May 2018

Well the day I had been dreading finally arrived about 3 weeks ago when Macbeth came for his breakfast with a poorly eye. Whether the result of a fight or an amorous encounter gone wrong, it looked awful was undoubtedly affecting his vision and must have hurt like hell.

Border Issues

| 21st May 2018

No I’m not talking about Brexit and the difficult Irish border debate, this is about a troublesome flower border.

A Perfect Day

| 19th May 2018

We Brits might be rubbish at football, Eurovision and Brexit, but when it comes to organising a Royal Wedding we’re world class.

Two’s Company

| 14th May 2018

It is said that ‘2 heads are better than one’ and although some people do prefer their own company I think it is fair to say that in general being one of a pair is better than being alone.


| 7th May 2018

Acanthus. A genus of about 50 species of herbaceous perennials one of the most popular being Acanthus Mollis. Affectionately known as ‘bear’s breeches’, (no idea why) it is a grown for it’s attractive foliage and architecturally bold flower spikes.