A few days ago, I received a telephone call from from my lovely cousin, telling me that her mum had died! This was a complete shock, not least of all to my cousin, for her mum had shown no signs of anything suggesting that this awful event was imminent. My aunt was such … Continue reading Decide Upon Your Future Memories
If you are going to enjoy crafting, then be prepared for the fact that you will need a variety of materials and tools to craft with. Seldom do we ever simply undertake one type of craft project; that would be rather dull, I think, unless we are producing a product to sell or … Continue reading Crafty Thinking
This year, I've paid particular attention to attracting in more bees and insects. I've packed our little cottage garden with all manner of flowering plants and shrubs that serve as a beacon. Here are some of the pictures from this spring-summer, 2019. Have you had any success attracting more bees into your garden? (C) Dean … Continue reading A Gift for the Bees
Trees restore me well. The rustle of leaves enchants. Factories pollute. (c) Dean G. Parsons. 2019.
I have been thinking, today, about how well our cottage garden is developing as a habitat for wildlife. Certainly, it has been our intention to create an environment that will attract and nourish the natural ecosystems. Wildlife and nature need help, these days. I believe that connecting with nature and the environment is fundamentally important … Continue reading Hedge Sanctuary