Brilliant blue sky & hot Autumn sun today (Friday). How lovely to be sat basking in the garden. The term Indian summer reached England in the 19th century, during the heyday of the British Raj in India. This led to the mistaken belief that the term referred to the Indian subcontinent. In fact, the Indians in question … More Indian Summer
This morning I was woken up by the wind and a huge bang! My parasol (which is broken and I can’t take down) was blown over and had crushed several Cosmos & marigolds which had survived the slugs! The other day is was boiling and I couldn’t sleep, now I’m back into wearing jackets and … More Has Autumn arrived overnight?