Happy 24th November

24th November…. Happy 24th November Birthday shared by Billy Connolly, Shane Bourne, Sir Ian Botham and Tracey Whickham 1642 Abel Tasman became the 1st European to discover Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) 1859 Charles Darwin published “On the Origin of Species” … Read More

Winter in the Grotto

Is it Spring…….Wait, no it’s Still Winter!

Hasn’t the weather been mixed up lately? One day it’s well and truly winter with frost and frozen bird baths, the next it’s a beautiful spring day that’s warm and sunny with the most blazing blue skies. The poor garden … Read More

How Good is this Cold Weather

  We must hand it to Mother Nature – how good is this cold weather and just when we needed her to turn down the heat and add a nice coating of frost and cold crisp air, she came through … Read More

Baby its Cold Outside

Baby its Cold Outside

Winter……well its almost here and baby it’s cold outside. The last of the beautiful autumn leaves are just clinging on with most having fallen to become a crunchy carpet or been raked up and turned into mulch for the garden. … Read More