HPH photo diary / 14. Summer Sun

New leaves and new blooms, things are growing and it’s hot hot hot — really feeling like Summer at last. It’s a different kind of warmth to the coastal conditions I’ve been used to — more still and enveloping. Coffees in the garden, tree shadows dancing across my outdoor work table with a gentle breeze,…

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HOUSEPLANTHOUSE is 4 years old!

A celebratory post today because it’s my blog-i-versary — HOUSEPLANTHOUSE turned 4 years old this week! I always like to share this milestone because setting up HPH has become quite a pivotal point in my career so far. I set this blog up tentatively after I’d finished writing up my doctorate as I craved a…

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HPH photo diary / 12. Big skies + blossom

There have been some incredible skies recently. I think the flatness of the bucolic surroundings accentuate the expansive blue view, often heavy with bobbing clouds. Before I moved but when visiting Yorkshire in previous years, I remember really noticing the change in landscape that gave way to big skies after a couple of hours on…

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HPH photo diary / 11. Writing whilst walking.

Writing whilst walking. The different tones of green vaguely appear as the sun moves slowly across the flat fields. The first tree in the street that was in bloom shortly after I moved here last year has signs of pink again, blossom watch has begun. Sunny bright daffodils. Being watched by sheep chewing mouthfuls of hay.…

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