Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

10 - 16 May 2021 This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. I can’t even begin to imagine the depths of despair that some people struggle with on a daily basis. For years, though, I witnessed the enduring effects of depression, anxiety, and PTSD on employees in toxic workplaces. In my former life I represented workers whose employers caused severe mental illness by bullying, discrimination, overwork, debilitating injury, or devastating terminal illness. All of my clients repo

Supporting Flower Farmers

As a member of the Flowers From The Farm community, I can tell you that its a been huge source of support and inspiration for me. A 'not for profit' organisation: it is a safe community for British flower famers and growers to be united for the purpose of cultivating and promoting the sale of beautiful British flowers in all their magnificent glory, and to share experiences. Within the community, there is always plentiful advice available about growing British flowers in what

The Best of British

We have reached Summer Solstice and moved beyond. It is July already! The longest day of the year signified the start of summer, astronomically, and so a new season is upon us. Arguably, the best of British blooms are now in season, and, although Peonies and Runuculus have finished flowering, the Roses are out, Nigella and Cornflowers are plentiful, and nature provides such glorious scents, textures and colours for us to feast our eyes upon. The fragrance of Stocks (aka Gilly