Helen Billiald

Writer, plant nut

Wordy distractions: The Poetry of Birds

Winter has arrived in Perth. I know this not so much by the falling temperatures (it’s still in the low 20s in the day), or by the winter rains (very … Continue reading

6 June, 2012 · Leave a comment

Wordy distractions: ‘Great Dixter Nurseries’

Life changed when our daughter arrived ten months ago.¬†Reading in bed morphed into dropping unconscious ; even when attempting the former I quickly end up with the latter. Plant catalogues … Continue reading

7 May, 2012 · Leave a comment

Wordy distractions: Notes from Walnut Tree Farm

I’m a sucker for diaries; the chance to go walking among the thoughts of a writer you admire. Roger Deakin was a late find, but his two books¬†Waterlog and Wildwood … Continue reading

4 May, 2012 · Leave a comment

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