That old mountain tea

January 14, 2015

I love my little farm but stocking up on mountain tea (Τσαι του βουνού) in the dead of winter has been a sweet way to keep the sunshine on me when it’s cold outside. The homey, sagey scent is an instant comfort. I didn’t know that this plant was sometimes known as ironwort. I successfully Read more >>


April 28, 2014

Today it is Monday and we are gathering wild violets. Last year it was a year for spiderwort, which crept over the strawberries and the clover and all the grasses and popped airy blue flowers out of green jointed stems and I took photographs and looked online until I could name it and I thought Read more >>

A Week in the Life

April 1, 2009

On the cusp of releasing our first iPhone app and the new IF, so inspiration and motivation have been keywords to get me through the final stages of these projects. This week I am inspired by: 1) Masanobu Fukuoka’s One Straw Revolution (making seedballs from my Freedom Seeds – support the Soil and Health Library Read more >>

2007 – The Year in Review – December & January

December 19, 2007

It is time to put to sleep for the New Year, as always, while I tinker behind the scenes. I am planning on launching a proper photography portfolio in 2008, so I thought it would be good to post photos from every month in 2007 as a reflection on the work I’ve done and, Read more >>

Revelling in the Mundane

May 11, 2007

Today has been so lovely. I woke up and made coffee and we both sat outside on the deck and fed the jays and took the morning slowly. I put on my favourite dress (granted, it was the only thing that was clean – I have some laundry to catch up on after all this Read more >>

Site Update #327

March 27, 2007

Well, here’s another look and feel to add to the tally (last count – over 400 screen designs at least 2/3 completed stored in various crevices on my harddrive since 1999). I’ll admit, this one was tough to launch – the previous two themes were quickie deals that needed to be live for various Read more >>

Love Myths

February 14, 2007

I love how you can see the hand of the person on the left was under the cheek of the person on the right. There’s so much animation in this pose. I thought it was terribly moving. Italy mystery of prehistoric hug

Leslie Harpold

December 13, 2006

I am in London with Josh, and last night I read that Leslie Harpold died over the weekend. I’ve read every online tribute I could find, gone through the archives of (from when it was and the easy phrase that people use when they can’t quite wrap their heads around something is “There Read more >>