Astrophytum myriostigma

My brain buzzes with thoughts of my new house: a new kitchen and bathroom to plan; a small (hurrah!) garden to design; installation of a woodburner and log store; shelves and storage solutions; furniture to buy; and tantalisingly, tucked up under the eaves like a monk's cell, a study.  My first.  We haven't moved yet … Continue reading Astrophytum myriostigma

Of Pots And Pans

I don't own the Priory.  I don't live there, drifting about in the evenings with a dry martini in one hand and a watering can in the other.  And with that pleasant existence denied to me, I've been cautious about having too many pots and containers dotted about the place. As I'm not always there … Continue reading Of Pots And Pans

Priory Picture Post # 13

At the back of the Priory, in a corner formed by two walls, is a manhole cover.  Not a thing of great beauty - it's not like it's a 16th century manhole cover. But what it is, is an excuse to bring out some of my cacti and succulents from the greenhouse and give them … Continue reading Priory Picture Post # 13