10 ways to get a better nights sleep

Sleep.  We all need it, we all do it, and most of us don’t get enough of it.  I suffer from insomnia on and off, and when I hit twitter at 2am I am rarely the only person on there still up, unable to sleep.  Other than counting sheep or gazing at the ceiling, what can we do to foster an environment and a mindset that is more conducive to restful sleep.  Here are my top 10. 1.  Make sure your room is dark.  If you life in an urban area with lots of light pollution, it’s worth investing in […]

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How does your garden grow? Mighty oaks from little acorns grow

Okay, so my fervent cheating in this picture is there for all to see, but please do hear me out.  Previously a keen gardener, I can now only deal with pots at waist height due to disability.  After spending months of not even looking out the back door for fear of spotting neglected garden furniture and bare patio slabs with weeds sprouting out of the cracks, I was urged by J to take a look.  For sure, amisdt all the chaos were my pots of bulbs, planted in the winter and then forgotten.  Though my offering is meagre, it shows […]

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