These days, the month of October always reminds me of one place. The Isles of Scilly was the destination for a three week volunteer work placement I took part in a few years ago, and I have been longing to return ever since. Before I made that trip in the autumn of 2014, everyone I… Continue reading Under Scillonian Skies
2017 has been a year of ‘1sts’, of new experiences… some huge, some life changing, some small, some perhaps only of consequence personally so unnoticed by the rest of the world. This weekend it was the turn of one of those smaller moments, but one that is no less inspiring than any others on the… Continue reading Oh my chutney-days!
I popped to my Mums house, to exchange a couple of bits of shopping we’d picked up for each other. It is just a 5 minute walk around the corner, but I found myself amazed by the complete image of early autumn offered to me by the remnant hedgerows and woodland edges that soften my… Continue reading SFN Journal – Autumn Almanac: Return to Autumn
Regular followers of this blog will be familiar with my passion for and connection with the area of the country I call home: the Sussex Downs. This week is ‘National Parks Week’, so it seems a perfect opportunity to delve a little deeper into where this love affair with my home county and its landscape… Continue reading Sussex, The Downs and I