Dear Lovely Subscribers - I am suspecting that some of you may be getting slightly wearied by the constant stream of extremely random posts that have been coming your way. If you signed up to find out about food allergy, do you really want to know what is happening to the … [Read more...] about Blog Alert
Truly the weather god must love live music as he (or she?..) has given us three amazingly beautiful days on which to play music in the garden. First Madeleine's solo recital last month – on the last day of the last heatwave. Then our jazz concert below – thanks to my meeting with … [Read more...] about The weather god smiles on live music
When I heard, about a month ago, that Glyndebourne were proposing to stage a chamber opera in their garden – I thought.... Why not in my garden too? I had been wanting to do something for my long suffering neighbours who have put up with a horrible amount of building noise all … [Read more...] about Salon concerts resume – in the garden
An April and May with lots of sun and no rain – and a June with lots of rain and no sun – has meant that my lawn has scarcely grown at all. Mind you, to call it a lawn somewhat flatters it as a smooth green sward it definitely is not. However, I did think yesterday that I should … [Read more...] about Hampstead Lane update
As promised, I am afraid that I am now going to bore you rigid with a detailed account of the tree works that took place in the garden yesterday. They do not really look that dramatic but – they do mark the start of the works on Hampstead Lane, which is quite exciting as far as I … [Read more...] about Timber!!