Flowerful Stuff

Affirming a friendship through flowers

People say how they feel in such different ways these days; a text, an email, a bunch of alternative flowers, maybe even a messenger pigeon. Don’t worry, I’m not about to bang on about Valentine’s day – it’s too early for even me, a flower enthusiast, to talk the language of lurve with flowers quite…Read more

Ode to Scotland

O my Luve’s like a red, red rose, That’s newly sprung in June; O my Luve’s like the melodie That’s sweetly play’d in tune.   A red, red rose – Robert Burns Did you know Scotland’s national animal is a unicorn? It’s Burn’s Night and did you know, I have a bit of Scot in…Read more

January hues to banish those January blues

In the wake of Blue Monday, January blues might feel rather present and correct right now. Poor old January isn’t known for much on the positivity front. But let’s look on the bright side shall we? I for one would rather January wasn’t accused of harbouring the most depressing day of the year! I reckon…Read more

It’s been a big old year!

My flower diary of 2017 The year 2017 has been my biggest year yet. Well actually December was the biggest and best month. Not only did I turn 30 but I also got hitched. Yup. Married!!! If that’s not a big year for you then I don’t know what is! Looking back Having a look…Read more

Festive flower of the week: amaryllis

Being the flower enthusiast that I am, I dream long and hard about the day I get my Christmas flowers delivered. So let’s think for a moment. Red is the colour of Christmas, guaranteed. How do I fill a vase full of the epitome of Christmas? With a floral arrangement bigger than Father Christmas’ belly,…Read more

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