The season on abundance in citrus fruit has started in our greenhouse with a special little lemon called Meyer’s. It’s a little pink inside and has a very pleasant flavour. A happy glow under glossy […]
A damp November Sunday under COVID-19 lockdown in the UK. ‘Damp’ is one of those understatements I adopted while spending half my life in Cornwall: the rain showers are interrupted by brief spells of light […]
I see mushroom risotto for dinner! I’ll add a little saffron and the colour will be golden instead of ‘mud’.
A long walk on Dartmoor with a friend. The perfect way to spend Fridays. Views of moor and valleys, farmland and out to sea at Dartmouth. Happiness!
A clear November morning Chill air Soft light
Euonymus europaeus. The exotic fruit of the European spindle is the most attractive feature of this hedgerow plant, which is at its best now. I look out for it and marvel at the detail and […]
A day of drizzle and grey skies. And yet, there is life and beauty in the damp forest. A massive fallen tree, ‘dead wood’ for years. Subtle colours, interesting texture and full of life of […]
Kit Hill is a small outcrop of granite between Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor and wonderfully atmospheric in the mist. Small but perfectly formed, it provides a variety of habitats, including heath and stands of scrubby […]
A new dawn (perhaps in more than just the literal sense). I begin the second nation-wide COVID-19 lockdown with an early morning paddle on the Tamar estuary. It’s beautiful. Thick mist is drifting down the […]
The beauty of the Western Isles is captured here: https://darwin200.com/sights-of-hebrides-and-skye/