Tag Archives: grow it yourself

… I shall wear purple

With apologies to Jenny Joseph my vegetable garden, and beyond, today is in glorious shades of purple. But this is no warning, instead it’s a promise, if all goes well, of a modest harvest to come.

Sage Flower

Sage flowers – the bees are always busy here while it is in flower

Potatoes - Tibet

The flowers of Tibet – a variety of potato sourced from Irish Seedsavers.


The lovely lilac to magenta shades of the flowering Winterkefe Mangetout

Sliabh na mBan

And overlooking all in the valley is Sliabh na mBan, today in a soft purple haze. A sure sign of good weather.

Speaking about Presenting

Public speaking advice for introverts, by an introvert


Reviews of the ephemeral

Bricks and Mortar: Kilrush, County Clare

Documenting one town's adventures in bricks, mortar and people

Greenside Up

Teaching Growth. Teaching Green.

Selina Guinness

Nominated for the Costa Book Awards & BGE Irish Book Awards, 2012

And Other Poems

Poetry website 2012 - 2018

verbal noun

Reflections on life, living, art, books, stories, and points of view.

big tam connery

Internashional Film Shtar. Retired. Enjoysh making shoup & sharing reshipesh. Living quietly in a modesht penthoushe in Shcotland'sh capital, Edinburgh, with Mrsh C. No offenshe intended, none taken (moshtly). Here endeth the lesshon.

Writing from the Well

Just another WordPress.com site

Irish Writing Blog

A blog about Irish books, writers, writing and everything in between.


from the sensual to the surreal, and all points in between


A Manifestation of the Imagination


Write a poem a week. Start now. Keep going.

The Bell Jar: Jo Bell's blog

"She lives the poetry she cannot write" - Wilde

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