Six on Saturday 1st August 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks SOS. This week has been a been a real mix bag weather wise. To be honest up here in North Northumberland it’s been pretty pants. Lots of rain and full days which was punctuated by one of the warmest and sunniest days on Friday. I know I moaned a…

Six on Saturday 25th July 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks Six on Saturday. It has been a pretty mixed bag when it comes to the weather this week. With sunny periods and long hours of rain. The sunny and warm endless days at the start of furlough seem to be a long time ago. Work has finally started to…

Six on Saturday 18th July 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks SIx on Saturday. I am glad to say after a couple of weeks disruption to the blog it now returns fully this week. Work has been pretty full on since my return to the daily grind 4 weeks ago and adjusting back to normality has been tiring and time…

Six on Saturday 11th July Xtra

Feeling a little bit guilty I have neglected the garden over the last 2 to 3 weeks and missed last weeks blog. I have spent 30 mins in my garden. I didn’t have much to do just take in the site and follow the bees in their merry dance. Here is a picture of my…

Six on Saturday 11th July 2020. I am still here

Hello and welcome to this weeks six on Saturday. I didn’t post a blog last Saturday because work has exploded in a big way since I have been back. Partly because some staff are still on furlough but we still have the same amount of work so us who are lucky to be back have…

Six on Saturday 27th June 2020.

Hello and welcome to this weeks Six on Saturday. This week was my first week back at work after being furloughed and it’s way to get the country back on it’s feet. To say I was a tad annoyed I saw the pictures of Bournemouth beach of all the Covidiots (wonderful word) crammed onto the…

Six on Saturday 20th June 2020

Hi and welcome to this weeks SOS I start this weeks blog with good news. My furlough will end on Monday at long last and I can return to work and try and get back to some sort of normality. The past 12-13 weeks have been weird and dystopian to say the least. I have…

Six on Saturday 13th June 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks SOS. This week the weather has been pretty changeable which is ok because there is not really much to do in the garden other than tidy up small bits and pieces here and there. With the country going from one crisis to another crisis I am so pleased to…

Furloughed….12 weeks of gardening….week 12….the end

Hello and welcome to this weeks mini blog during these strange worrying times. If you notice I have said final I the title as work had got in touch with me at the beginning of every week and said that I may be back at work next week but since then I have not heard…

Six on Saturday 6th June 2020

Hello and welcome to this weeks Sox on Saturday. Well it finally happened. This week a miracle happened in my garden, a wonderful event….we had proper wet rain this week!!! For to the first time since the end of February we have had some substantial rain. It rained for 12 hours in Tuesday night non…