Blessed Be – An Illustrated Walk Through A Year In The Hampshire Countryside

"A gorgeous cosy, beautiful little book"


    I am walking across the field toward the lane, the morning lit with the kiss of bright autumnal sunshine. Blue skies above and the busy chatter of birdsong … Continue reading

September 26, 2016 · Leave a comment


Big red juicy hawthorn berries beckon me enticingly and I think of the tincture I will make with them, good for the heart and the soul and my stock for the coming year.

September 16, 2016 · Leave a comment


August, the month of holidays and harvest, a time to sit back, rest and relax and enjoy the fruits of our labours.  A time for friends and families to be … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · 1 Comment


Unicorn In Meadows Reclining lazily upon my sunbed drifting in and out of a relaxing daydream I am disturbed by the low drone of approaching bees. Thousands of them grouped … Continue reading

July 5, 2016 · Leave a comment


Midsummer’s Day dawns to a fanfare of birdsong against the backdrop of an early morning sky of pink and grey. Walking barefoot upon the spongy mounds of moss and grasses … Continue reading

June 10, 2016 · Leave a comment


I stumble excitedly along the tiny narrow cobbled streets to arrive amidst the heady celebrations of Mayday and an amazing riot of colour. The village maypole festooned with ribbons being … Continue reading

June 10, 2016 · Leave a comment


    A walk through the Hampshire Countryside as told by Hampshire herbalist Lady May.   Peeping out timidly from beneath the layer of rotting leaves appear the delicate faces … Continue reading

April 22, 2016 · Leave a comment