Walking Lightly Upon the Earth

A peaceful morning – even if the sky is grey. The calm before the storm, perhaps? After all, it is a Bank Holiday weekend here in the U.K. and they are notorious for bad weather. I always hope that this last weekend of August…

Come Earthwalking With Me

Many of us have read books and attended talks and workshops on a wide variety of fascinating topics. We come away feeling inspired and energised, determined to make amazing changes in our lives… and then the reality of everyday living kicks in and all…

Ethical Foraging and Harvesting

Only three weeks until Midsummer! I can feel the earth and all the natural world heavy with lush growth and blossoms – a beautiful young maiden in all her fecund glory! This is one of those times of year when it is good to…

Random Acts of Jungle Warfare

When I refer to doing some gardening, I do not always mean those genteel activities such as sitting sowing seeds into trays of aromatic compost, planting seedlings out into sun-warmed earth or gracefully wielding a hoe while sporting the latest in sun hats and nattily…

Greetings For International Women’s Day!

Welcome to the new incarnation of my ‘Merry Midwinter’ blog! Here at ‘Simply Seasonal’ I shall be covering the other three seasons as the spring unfolds and the new growing season begins to burst into life. However, winter obviously hasn’t finished with us yet! This…