Tomatoes are on the Menu

Image by Shelley Pauls - Unsplash Black Russians, Green Zebras, Purple Calabash, Tigerella, Yellow Delicious, Verna Orange, Pink Cherry or Grosse Lisse. Tomatoes come in all colours, shapes and sizes, but one thing remains true - you can’t beat the taste of a homegrown tomato. If home gardeners only grow one vegetable, you can bet … Continue reading Tomatoes are on the Menu

Growing African Violets

In our increasingly digital world, we often find ourselves spending long periods of time indoors trapped in front of a screen. Much as we might prefer to be wandering through the bush or splashing in the ocean, duty calls us to spend long hours gazing at a screen and tapping away on a keyboard. It … Continue reading Growing African Violets

Book Review: Where the Trees Were by Inga Simpson

  Last year as part of my studies, I completed a creative writing unit called Writing About Place. We conducted roving workshops in the natural and urban environment, explored personal essays and short stories about the importance of place and were required to select two texts to review, as well as write our own fiction … Continue reading Book Review: Where the Trees Were by Inga Simpson