Wild Strawberries and the Last Chance Saloon…

Just how different is Europe? I have a sneaky suspicion that in one way, at least, not at all, but I am running an experiment to find out… I have one bed remaining that is really not pulling its weight. It’s the only main bed that isn’t terraced, though it is, at least, raised. It…

Eager for IGA

In case anyone’s been wondering where I’ve been recently, it’sĀ Berlin, watchingĀ the city prepare for the mammoth International Garden Exhibition next year, otherwise known as IGA (pronounced ‘eager…’). It’s going to be extraordinary. Much of it is already in place (what do expect from those hyper-efficient Germans?) but as the park closes for the winter, ready…