summer solstice, black lives matter, organic gardening and permaculture living Continue reading Litha ✨
What a crazy time it has been!!
Just a month ago we were bathing in the sun, sipping wine and sharing plates of fruit as we laughed with friends at a gathering. Now we would be fined 600€ each for doing such a thing. Continue reading “Not going to use the C word”
How dare I even file this post under ‘permaculture’, you think. I know, I know. It looks bad. Especially after all we have harped on about no-dig.
Continue reading “Let’s Go Plough A Field”
Time feels like it’s gone so quickly, yet when I think back to the start of the year, it feels like a long month. Continue reading “Communal Seeds”
It seems, after two years of experimentation with the seed starting to harvest cycle, that every serious gardener needs a greenhouse. Continue reading “Building a Lean-To Greenhouse on a Stone Cabin”
It’s interesting how the word ‘social’ can be used in both fun and absolute opposite contexts. Continue reading “Summer Social”
We’ve just come back from a lovely wedding in Swansea. Good weather, great people, and lots of love.
This time last year we had quite a different adventure. Continue reading “San Salvador Al Revés”
Life has become very chicken-orientated. Continue reading “Hens and garden”
How quickly April has rolled around.
After an unusually hot and dry March, true to song, April showers have begun.
A lot has happened since I last wrote about buying a van and getting new doors and windows. Namely, that the van has been bought and the door and windows are in. As the seller said, it took a little while to adjust to her, but little old LE (that’s her number plate) has definitely changed our lives. The neutral, or punto muerto, isn’t … Continue reading Hermanas Asturianas
It’s been over a month now since we got back from our Christmas and New Year trip to England. After a few weeks of tidying and organising, de-mousing the house and making plans for the year, we’ve settled back and feel as at home as ever here in Asturias. New windows and doors should be coming soon, which will be double glazed so we don’t have … Continue reading Febrero