Bugs galore, friends or foes? I seem to have developed an allergy to insect bites. Years ago a bumble bee got trapped in my trouser leg, and in its frustration, stung me on the ankle. Having lived in Africa most of my life, it never occurred to me to get medical help for a sting. … Continue reading Bugs Galore, Friends or Foes?
Sunshine has made a huge difference in the garden. It makes it hard to get on with revising my next book, but is lovely for guests to enjoy now that the B&B is open again. Rosa Lutea Banksia is at it's best, an Akiba is twining through it with a contrasting deep red/purple flower. And … Continue reading Garden waking up
Most days I struggle to figure out what to do. Not so much what should I do, but more accurately, which of the myriad of choices will win the lottery of tasks to be tackled. With this tempting array it is hard to choose. Start building my new fund raising community? Write something new, a … Continue reading Paralysed by indecision.