Tagged: Sussex

Bike ride from Folkstone to Rye through Romney Marsh

Members of the Grosvenor Cycle Club¬†(‘Bikes + Beer’) went for a day out on Sunday and cycled about 30+ miles from Folkstone > Hythe > St Mary in the Marsh > Lydd > Camber...

Mad Jack’s Pyramid

Managed to squeeze in a last minute visit to Brightling to see one of the five follies built by Jack Fuller – legend has it that he was buried inside, sitting up wearing a...

Sarah Raven volunteering; fruit garden

So – last day at the magic garden… We were in the Fruit Garden today, hoeing the gravel beds between the gooseberries and strawberries. Also planted up these pink tulips in the giant pots...

pals

Locked out the b&b for a while so walk through St Bartholomew’s churchyard to the field overlooking the valley and sit in the sunshine reading the paper. P, S and her son come along...

Sarah Raven; birch twig flower supports

Today I have mostly been making these… Silver birch twigs twisted into rustic (very ‘rustic’ in my case) supports for tall flowers liable to get blown over.. This one is for the delphiniums. I...

Volunteering at the Sarah Raven garden in Sussex

This is the kind of volunteer gardening I like: wandering about with some yellow scissors and a pink trug, deadheading flowers that are looking a bit peaky… Not a double dig to be dug…...

Origami Dinosaur

Origami Dinosaur

Looking forward to a quiet evening and long sleep, I took my book down to the bar to get a drink and a bit of supper… A few ciders later I’d made friends with...

Sussex + Spring = Bluebells!

Sussex + Spring = Bluebells!

I’d forgotten how pretty the masses of blue on the road verges and in the woods of Sussex were… And the smell! A good start to my brief visit, even if I have wrenched...

Spring weekends

Spring weekends

Seems like as well as work and exams I have had to squeeze in time for quick trips to the country… :) The beginning of may I took SK and M to the New...