Category: Travel

Farewell to the New Forest

The many varied herbal adventures I wanted to report on didn’t quite happen the way I wanted to. The time of year meant that there weren’t many great examples of herbs in bloom or on display and I was caught up with family much more than expected. I didn’t...

Chestnut views

I am thrilled with our location. We are in a quiet little street which runs around a small green. The green in ringed by majestic (sweet) chestnut trees which are showering the ground beneath with their tasty fruits. The prickly bundles everywhere are not great for little boys to...

A herbal welcome

Finally, a sign of life from the intrepid travelers. It has taken some time to organize net access, but it would appear that I am now able to share some of my adventures with you. We are on the Dorset coast in the south of the UK. A two...

Herbal Holiday – Hong Kong

Herbal holiday part3: Originally I had a number of herbal adventures planned for this part of our journey. We were to spend 5 nights in Hong Kong and this was going to be the fun bit – the non family part of the trip. YAY! The Hong Kong Tourism...

Herbal Holiday – England

Herbal holiday part 2:   From Frankfurt we flew to the UK. We stayed in a gorgeous little Dorset village called Mudeford. Temperatures were 10 – 20 degrees warmer than Germany which made outings a little easier.   Unfortunately we didnt get to do too many outings since this...

Herbal Holiday – Germany

Hello herb lovers, Finally, the pictures are uploaded, resized and ready to go.   Our trip (over Christmas & New Year) started in Germany. As I mentioned before for me Germany is herbal heaven. People know about remedies and use them freely. Doctors and pharmacists dispense herbal based medication...