Our long established cherry trees have burst into flower this week. The warmer weather has arrived and the garden is returning to life.
Cherry blossom Detail of a cherry blossom Detail of a cherry blossom My work is keeping me trapped inside for the bulk of the day but, when I can in the late evening, I am outside.
Detail of plum blossom
Read more →Snake in the grass The texture of the snake gave it away. The light reflecting off the skin seemed out of place, somehow unnatural and unnerving. It took a moment to figure out what had caught me off guard. Once found, my only thought was getting the camera.
Read more →After too many years without, this is our first Easter with a proper oven. What better time than to bake some hot cross buns?
Ring of hot cross buns cooling on a rack. Hot cross buns cooling. Hot cross bun split apart. Spring and Brambles Spring has officially arrived but the weather has yet to take note. I have never been so keen to see the greenery return to the landscape.
Read more →Bourg-en-Bresse was small enough to be easily walkable, and there was more to see than I expected.
Read more →Today we got our first proper-sized radish; crunchy, spicy, and bright pink.
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