So… after a nudge from one of my blog followers, I got my bottom into gear and picked up the quill, so to speak .
Truth is, I’m a fair weather gardener – nothing much happens in the winter: everything’s slower to grow, and the stuff that does do well aren’t favourites of my family. Does anyone actually like kale? Point made.
I wrote the first article of the year along the lines of “cooeee – I’m back!” and sent it off in the hope the chaps at The Hinckley Times would be able to find a little slot for me.
Trotting off to the corner shop a couple of Thursdays ago to secure my copy, I was flabbergasted and actually insanely chuffed that I’d not only made it to print… but there I was on the blooming front page! Happy times. I fair old skipped back home with a bit of a silly grin on my face, and it has to be said, I was annoyingly shiny for the entire day.
The simplest of things can make me happy – from the first egg of the season, to some beans popping up…
What’s the last thing that made you ridiculously shiny for a while?
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