A taste of Japan in Tuscany

At the weekend I went to a Camelia festival. A small Tuscan village, tucked away in the folds of the hill has a climate perfectly suited to the Camelia. It is one of the first flowers to come out in the spring and the gardens were open for me to wander round. I discovered that…

Barley lends a hand

There are somethings that are more enjoyable when done with company. When it comes to digging and reaching into tall seed packets poor Hog normally has quite a long job on his hands, but today Barley was passing by. As Barley was working up quite a sweat Hog fired out orders and encouraging words. ”…