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‘Tis the season for fiery blooms with Freddie’s Flowers

A working day is always brightened up by a delivery of a huge box of flowers, and I was lucky enough to receive such a treat last week courtesy of Freddie’s Flowers. Freddie’s Flowers is a flower subscription service which is quite unlike ones I have…

The Blooms Box from Grace and Bloom

If you follow me on Instagram, then you’ll know that I have a bit of a thing for fresh cut flowers. I can’t get enough of them. This summer I’ve been gathering roses and wildflowers from the garden, buying posies from markets, drying rose…

Pythouse Kitchen Garden

Pythouse Kitchen Garden

Last week, Frey and I went for a little drive out in the countryside, and came across a walled garden, not far away from us at all. I love stumbling across treasures like this, especially when they’re so close to home and I didn’t realise they…

Joyful days in Mells

Flowers of Joy

I discovered Mells when I first moved here five years ago, and it’s always been one of my favourite places to visit. There’s a lovely village shop and cafe, miles of walks along the riverside amongst scenery that always feels a little bit magical, and an…

Five of my favourite Instagram accounts

I love Instagram. I first joined around 2013 and remember being blown away by how I could change my photographs with filters and effects. I have a fair few sparkly pictures of my Bob cat that I created around that time! It’s a goal of mine to improve…

My Sunday Photo – Quillan in the Sunshine

This week’s photo is a throwback again, to this time last month, when we were in the beautiful French town of Quillan. The weather here definitely been wintery this weekend, so it’s lovely to look back at this sunshiney image from just a month ago. I…

Favourite things from July

1. Sweet Peas – this month’s favourite things is very flower focussed, which is just about right in high summer. Sweet peas are one of my very favourite flowers, and I was lucky enough to be brought bunch after bunch early in the month, making our bedroom smell…

Somerset Lavender Garden

Isn’t it exciting when you discover something wonderful on your doorstep that you didn’t realise was there? This happened to us last week when we took a trip to Somerset Lavender Garden in Faulkland, Somerset. What an amazing place – and the perfect time of year…