I want to thank everyone who commented and showed their concern on my last two posts; it made a big difference to know you were there! Thank you my blogging friends, I feel humble to have such wonderful people reading my blog. Continue reading
It has not been a good week.
On Sunday we heard that a dear friend had died, the funeral was on Tuesday. Continue reading
I’m sure that many of you are waking up to the news that there has been a severe earthquake in central Italy about 150 km from where we live.
We were woken at about 3.30 am by a door or window datelining violently, I thought it sounds like a trapped animal trying to escape and my husband went to investigate; A few seconds later it happened again and I guessed that it was possibly an earthquake; there is a reason that my garden soil is entirely volcanic rock!
About half an hour later I felt the bed shake and the door began to rattle again, this was a much shorter shock but felt stronger to me.
My thoughts are with the people of the town of Amatrice, where by the way, the pasta sauce amatriciana comes from; I expect many of you will have heard of it or even eaten it.
This puts into perspective some of life’s other trials and problems; no damage as far as I can see to My Hesperides Garden, Christina
Welcome to GBFD, where foliage is the star rather than the flowers! That’s a good thing in my August garden as flowers are in short supply. What foliage stands up to the high temperatures, warm winds and lack of rain in August? Continue reading