Free Seed Offer & My Travels

Hello there!  I’m sending this to you from Thailand.  Sounds like you’ve had some dreadful weather with all the snow, rain and gales!  At least you’ve had plenty of time to put your feet up and take a break from our normal gardening tasks, so now it’s time to get moving again! I hope you […]

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Rural Bagan, Burma

I hadn’t been here long at all when the couple next door stopped to chat. After about 10 mins of exchanging travel tales they invited me out with them for the day. The plan was to hire a taxi for the day, go to Mount Popa and then tour some of the temples on the […]

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Mandalay, former capital of Myanmar (Burma)

The weather is cooler up here in Mandalay.  I noticed when we got off the plane there was no wall of heat greeting us as there was in Yangon and I didn’t need the fan on overnight. I found much better accommodation at The Royal City Hotel.  For $25 I get a large twin room […]

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Bustling Yangon, Burma

The flight to Yangon was uneventful but I couldn’t help noticing the plane had propellers… I was looking forward to being overawed by my first temple but that wasn’t to be the case.  It was all rather industrial, to be fair, stuck right in the middle of the city’s main roundabout, with the most appalling […]

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