New and Exciting

I’m feeling pretty excited. I’ve been asked to become an author for GardenDrum, the much, much bigger gardening blog, with 35 writers, across five different continents, many of whom I have seen on TV or heard on the radio. There I was, writing away on my little blog and an email popped up, just out of the blue. It’s amazing this internet Continue reading

Can I do it all over again, please?

I’m pretty sure I am officially the most spoilt person to turn 40 last Thursday.  It’s almost certain.  And whilst I am usually quite good at keeping on topic with my gardening blog, perhaps you will let me re-live a very special 72 hours and indulge me just this once.

Cessna 208 Caravan Seaplane at Rosebay, Sydney. Janna Schreier

Cessna 208 Caravan seaplane at Rosebay, Sydney

My birthday started, after numerous delightful phone calls, messages and a flower delivery, with a trip of a lifetime in a seaplane.

Sydney Seaplane Pilot. Janna Schreier

Should I be worried that the pilot is wearing shorts and a baseball cap? Na, probably not, this is Stra-ya, after all

I’m not a great Continue reading