The Caledonian Canal

I suppose that transiting, by yacht, the Caledonian Canal in Scotland should be on most people’s bucket list of things to do before they die. So much is already written about this remarkable man-made passage between the North Sea and the Inner Hebrides, and you will find it hard to read anything but fulsome praise…

MY BUGS LIFE

Originally posted on Our French Oasis:
Today it’s Roddy’s turn to take over the blog, and he’s written about something completely different, but read on and I hope you enjoy it! It all started with a spider two summers ago.  Gigi came in from the garden with her hand over a plastic glass and said…

What is ready to harvest in Early June

Well I really don’t mind eating baby new potatoes, new peas , broccoli and strawberries every day of my life. At least  right now that is what I think, but ask me in a fortnight’s time when I yearn for something else. That is the beauty of growing your own vegetables. First the hours of…