Journal

  • September: the new January

    September: the new January

    This September – more than perhaps any other – feels like a poignant time for a fresh start because of the seminal change in the UK monarchy. After 70 years...

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  • Finding inspiration in a drought

    With the garden looking thirsty, the earth scorched, the cost-of-living soaring, and tempers (ever so slightly!) frayed by the long school summer holidays, it’s perhaps not the easiest time to...

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    Finding inspiration in a drought
  • A postcard from India

    A postcard from India

    Greetings from India! Last week I was lucky enough to return to my motherland after three years away. The purpose? A long-awaited reunion with family and friends and to spend...

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  • The Rise And Rise Of The...

    Gone are the days when a simple square lawn and border would suffice; our gardens are now an extension of our living space and personalities – a place in which...

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    The Rise And Rise Of The Garden
  • The Quintessential British Picnic, Indian style

    The Quintessential British Picnic, Indian style

    The stars must align in this country for the alfresco dining dream to come together; fabulous weather, charismatic guests, impeccably behaved children, chilled wine and those delicious, bite-sized delicacies. Get...

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