Tag: #thekitchensgarden

How to start a new business at 63 years old.

When we think of the granny character we think of Security. Softness. Simplicity. Maybe quiet. Cardigans possibly. Granny knitting and cooking. Grandma with a kitchen bursting with good food and warm fragrant loaves. I can be those things. Maybe we think of Nan and… Continue Reading “How to start a new business at 63 years old.”

Do You See What I see? The First Spring Chick!

I know that spring has arrived with I hear the chirp of a new chick. There is the wild fanfare of morning birds and the grass is greening up, buds popping on the trees. But a wee chick is a great big exclamation mark… Continue Reading “Do You See What I see? The First Spring Chick!”

Sunday Mornings used to be Coffee and Newspapers.

Do you remember those days? I loved the Sunday newspaper. How it was really fat, fat enough that everyone had a favourite section and took it off into a corner like a dog with a bone. I also loved how – if you got… Continue Reading “Sunday Mornings used to be Coffee and Newspapers.”

So, you are thinking of Burying Food in your Garden?

My son called from the Central Valley in California last night and said over 10,000 acres of farm land in the Central Valley are under water. They have been underwater for too long. And they have not had the worst of the flooding over… Continue Reading “So, you are thinking of Burying Food in your Garden?”

Saving the Planet – or – saving the People on the Planet.

This was my first thought this morning. Facing the possibility of the planet reclaiming the earth back from the people sounds like a fine plan to me. Almost comforting. Not a popular thought obviously! But would it be such a dreadful thing if the… Continue Reading “Saving the Planet – or – saving the People on the Planet.”

We are the People with a Planet

How lucky we are to have a Planet. Its a big responsibility. – A planet all of our own. I said. – I write about how we can look after it. I said. There was a pause. – But, what should I do first?… Continue Reading “We are the People with a Planet”

After The Snow – Pictures

Doing chores in a snow storm is a lesson in tenacity. The weather forecast predicted 8 inches and we probably only got three. But it was mean snow. The snow was blowing hard and particular like a thousand tiny little knives. It was a… Continue Reading “After The Snow – Pictures”

Sustainable Spring Cleaning

Ready for Spring Cleaning the sustainable way?