Gardening Leave

Last night I watched The Constant Gardener which I enjoyed for its langorous pace, great photography, and the appearance of the inimitable Ralph Fiennes. I am actually a very inconstant gardener, but a quiet Sunday was a chance to make good. In fact  after several weeks of neglect and some typically English weather (rain, sun, rain, sun, rain) … Continue reading Gardening Leave

Lose some, win some

I’m always disappointed when my garden does no more than reflect my own sporadic efforts , but it’s all the more gratifying when something turns out right, especially today when I am nursing a minor writing bruise in the form of a rejection (complimentary but still a rejection) from a well-known writing project. But hard … Continue reading Lose some, win some