Glorious Greenery

Glorious Greenery

February has arrived! This is one of our favourite months of the year, not least because it means we’ve made it through January. Unlike that resolution-demanding first month of the year, February inspires us to gently refresh our lives. The sight of bulbs peeking...
A Room of One’s Own

A Room of One’s Own

“A woman,” said Virginia Woolf, “must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.” While we can’t help you earn a quick dollar or write that languishing novel, we can help you with this part of Woolf’s admonition:...
English Garden Inspiration

English Garden Inspiration

June is nearly upon us! I’ve spent May readying my garden for the coming season of outside living, and I’m pleased with the progress I’ve made: peonies are opening, lavender is blooming, and the herbs are smelling fragrant. For today’s bit of...
The Front Porch

The Front Porch

How I wish I had a front porch! If I could order one made-to-measure I would insist on a deep porch with screens, swings, soft cushions, and tables to hold iced tea. Porches seem the most languid of places. Here you can read, nap, or even spy on your neighbours. They...

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