There are many challenges in gardening, especially when you are gardening in a climate that is different to what you are used to. I like to try growing new things. I managed to get a sweet potato from the supermarket
Month: June 2011
Did my garden miss me as much as I missed it?
Judging by the growth spurt – no! Okay, so maybe it’s an illusion. I go out every day and peer closely at my plants to see if they have grown any in the last few hours – seriously mad, I
Parting is such sweet sorrow
Bunbeg Strand, County Donegal 6.30 am and the sun was splitting the sky while I drove down the road to Dublin airport. Tears were still dripping off my chin as I approached Newry. I could still picture my sister standing in
Believing in Belfast
I think that when you leave a place you remember it in your minds eye the way it was not when you last saw it, but when you first got to know the place. I moved to Belfast in 1987. I