Eternal optimist or Defined pessimist?

Winter is upon us all the garden is dead! It is the time of year that distinctly divides the positive and the negative. Pessimists will look at the garden, with the same gloom that children approached the return to double chemistry, thinking everything is dying and over. Winter is here, time to batten down the …

April Showers Anyone?

Well what a difference a week makes, Derbyshire is so much more leafy and green than when I went away and so much drier too. Although, as I finish work to sit down and write this the heavens are opening and we are, at last, about to experience some April showers. It is such a …