The Maker’s Workshop

The Maker’s Workshop

It’s a year or so now since Ryan and I looked at the garden and decided it wasn’t really working for us. We were standing in what we called the Sunset Strip, a weird additional patch of garden that faces west. It was fenced off from the main garden and could only be...
Bye bye, lavender shed

Bye bye, lavender shed

On the morning of Saturday 4th May, in a stiff breeze, we dismantled lavender shed. The last photo of lavender shed This has been on the cards since we had the new fencing done. The extra area we fenced in was behind lavender shed. That’s where Ryan’s new...
The Hive: no. 2

The Hive: no. 2

If you read the news at the moment, it feels a bit as though a small number of people are trying to hold back the rampaging juggernaut that is the Climate Emergency (and the Biodiversity Emergency and the Plastic Pollution Emergency… perhaps we should just admit...
The Airplot Files

The Airplot Files

A few weeks ago, Brain remembered something. Brain wasn’t quite sure what it was remembering, but Brain was sure that – at some point during recent years – it had read something about an eco village in the heart of London. Brain wanted to know more;...