January 2018 Realised that visitors to Slamseys Journal are still being wished a Happy Christmas. Resolved to remedy situation but nothing to write about. Decided to wait for exciting event.… Read more A January Diary →
At this time of year, it’s good to take time out from the frantic Christmas rush and clear your head. My favourites are to get out into the fresh air… Read more A Country Style Christmas Wreath →
When should you buy your Christmas tree? It depends where you’re buying it.
The brown fields of early October are slowly changing colour. Walk the fields with a farmer and you’ll watch them search the field for the first signs of germination, scrabbling… Read more These Autumn Days →
The rosehips in the hedgerows and garden are ready to pick. There are deep red round rosehips on the Rosa Rugosa and large round, orange rosehips on The Generous Gardener… Read more Hip, Hip, Hoorah →
Today is Michaelmas Day, which was once an important quarter day in the farming calendar. Here in the east of England where arable farms predominate, Michaelmas was the time when… Read more Michaelmas Day predictions →