Latitude Festival…a blog with mud

Forgoing flower shows this year meant I could indulge in music festivals although the latter is tremendously more expensive and muddier. The last festival I attended was the Isle of Wight in 2004 when the line-up boasted Stereophonics, Bowie, The Who, Groove Armada, The Charlatans, Snow Patrol, Cockney Rebel, Manic Street Preachers…a balanced mix of […]

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my flirt with fame…

If you read my February newsletter you’ll know how very much I was looking forward to the launch of Laetitia Maklouf ‘s new book entitled ‘Sweet Peas for Summer – How to Create a Garden in a Year’.  The big event took place last week, at Clifton Nurseries in Westbourne Grove, London and I’ve attached some photos below […]

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Blog without a Dog…

…this is actually quite a sad post for me and one which I’m sure will be familiar to many dog lovers! My miniature apricot poodle – Obi – is now 14 years old.  He has a very arthritic shoulder and really can’t walk too far in the cold.  So on Sunday 5th February 2012 (yes […]

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My first blog post

Greetings readers and welcome to my blog and my first blog post. My name is Helen Reeley Future writings will include words about gardens, books, food, fashion, travel, people, outdoors, my dog Obi-Wan and my home town Berkhamsted. For now…that is it, as Louise Towler needs this post to get the blog up and running. Health and happiness to […]

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