Category Archives: Out and about

Lost in the plot @RHSHydeHall

Last week we visited Hyde Hall in Essex. Hyde Hall is one of the RHS‘s flagship gardens, but it is in fact a relatively new creation. As recently as 1950 it was just a windswept farm on a bare hilltop. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Orchids

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Orchidelirium and getting out of the cold

I’ve never been sure whether I like orchids or not, possibly because they look so artificial in all their frivolous splendour. In fact it took me several visits to my sister’s house before I realised that her glorious, perpetually-flowering specimen … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Snowdrops at Chippenham Park

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Wordless Wednesday – A choice of routes? No contest!

 

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Wordless Wednesday – Hot stuff

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Honfleur and the window displays

Last week we had our windows replaced and luckily the weather wasn’t too cold or wet, otherwise the dog and I would have been quite miserable, huddled in the one useable room. To prepare for the job, it took me … Continue reading

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