Spring Roses

“With its leaves so rich and heavy with elation and its crimson face made brighter with visions of divinity the shadow of a certain rose looks just like an angel eating light.” ― Aberjhani, Visions of a Skylark Dressed in Black As always, spring weather is topsy turvy here. In the space of one week we have experienced … More Spring Roses

Echoes at Home

  The roses this year are particularly abundant and beautiful. Even the new standards we planted just before we left for the road trip are flowering. Consider these freshly picked roses my gift to you.  I only wish I could add the scent. While we were away, our garden was being tended for us by … More Echoes at Home

Aphrodisia and Roses

She truly is a Goddess of Many Talents. Today we’ll have a sneak peek at just a few  : From The Kitchen Use in cocktails. Decorate cookies. Make rose-scented honey. Make edible blossoms  (not specifically roses, but many nice ideas). From Around the Web Rose Petal Jam 1– Emiko Davies Rose Petal Jam 2– Rose Petal Jam Candied … More Aphrodisia and Roses


  As soon as we walked in the perfume scented air wrapped itself around us. Magical, the Abracadabra one. Bold, bright, multi-coloured pop.   She certainly stood out in the crowd. Years ago, my neighbour invited her to stay but alas she would not. I was delighted to find her again. But not at all … More ABRACADABRA