A day at the RHS London Rose Show – full & fragrant with five excellent talks … #RHSLondon #Roses

Claudio Bincoletto is at the show each day and I'm sorry that I'll miss his talk tomorrow afternoon (at 4pm now I think) - Roses and their exotic scent: preparations to preserve aroma, and the ancient secrets of rose water, rose jam and wild flower cordials, Claudio Bincoletto, Master Forager I'll also miss Peter Scott…

and welcome to 2014….

A very wet, chill and windy day today, the first of 2014 - and I was out and about in it all - thermals, waterproofs and wellies (my trademark hat too) keeping me warm, toastie and mostly dry. More of the same tomorrow but with the hope of drier and brighter weather before we're back…