Why doesn’t everyone just move abroad?

Why doesn’t everyone just move abroad?

UK readers, please tell me, why are you still there? Why haven’t you buggered off abroad yet? I don’t want to come off as an ingrate. The UK did alright by me. I turned 18 in the late 90s, a particularly optimistic time to be a Brit. I went to university when it was...
Life lessons from our five (ish) cats

Life lessons from our five (ish) cats

If you’ve been here a while you’ll know we’re mad cat people. And as any fellow mad cat person will know, cats are masters of the universe who are supremely confident in their own wonderfulness. Here are five ways we can all Be More Cat. Stretch Cats delight in a good...
What to sling on the barbecue this summer

What to sling on the barbecue this summer

Whiplash-inducing turnaround, as per usual, on this blog. Last time moaning about the unseasonably cold April, and this time telling you to fire up the barbecue. Because SUMMER IS HERE, folks. We’ve had a couple of weekends where it’s been warm enough to cook and eat...
A predictably unpredictable Bulgarian April

A predictably unpredictable Bulgarian April

It’s a tale as old as time (or, more accurately, as old as this blog): I write about the excitement of kicking off the new gardening season and, sure enough, the weather says, ‘Nuh-uh. Here, have some snow. And some frost. Would you like more snow?’ Needless to say,...
Welcome to Gardening Bore 2022

Welcome to Gardening Bore 2022

If you’re wondering where I’ve been all month, we went to England for two weeks, which was rather nice actually, and I got COVID, which wasn’t so nice. Not that I was very ill, luckily. It was more inconvenient than anything, isolating in a house with a partner who...
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