Monthly Archives: March 2015

Half a Hundred Herbs – chamomile cuttings

The chamomile lawn looks like this just now, a little bit battered, and very small. But considering it was only one plant when I got it, I don’t feel too bad about it. There are tulips coming through, and some madonna lilies, which apparently like to have their roots shaded, so I hope they will… Read More »

Double Bill Reading Dundee

The poetry show finally comes to Dundee! Poetry, visuals and music inspired by popular culture – film, tv, music, radio, art and theatre. From Strictly Come Dancing to The Italian Job to Van Morrison and much more …take a look here for a flavour of the anthology https://doublebillblog.wordpress.com/ The event will take place in the… Read More »

Fascinating article for a herb geek

I am not quite old enough to have had to learn these weights and measures tables at school, but you could still buy exercise books which had them printed on the back for handy reference. If you are a historical herb usage geek, you’ll find this article fascinating! http://www.justbotanics.co.uk/blog/Old-Apothecary-Measures/

StAnza 2015

I did take my camera to StAnza this year, but it never even came out of the suitcase. I was too busy, meeting people, listening to poets, learning from poets, finding good books, and enjoying the wonderful atmosphere. So please go to th Stanza website – there are pictures and memories galore. In so many… Read More »