Category Archives: Winter

In a Vase on Monday – Chaotic energy!

It is still freezing outside. We’ve had a week of temperatures peeking just above zero by early afternoon. Brrrr! On the plus side, there has also been day after day of brilliant blue skies! It was, however, supposed to be … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – The garden blanketed in snow

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Wordless Wednesday – ‘Ah’ moments at Anglesey Abbey

 

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“A thousand dead elephants rotting in the sun” … and other scents

Wanting a bit of an outing this morning, but tired of muddy trails and the inevitable cleanup operation, we decided instead to visit the Winter Garden at our local botanical garden (@CUBotanicGarden). I was pretty certain I’d seen a recent … Continue reading

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Wishing you Peace and Happiness!

“One Christmas was so much like another, in those years around the sea-town corner now and out of all sound except the distant speaking of the voices I sometimes hear a moment before sleep, that I can never remember whether … Continue reading

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Stripping the Willow …

Actually I mean apple tree, but what does honesty mean in the UK these days?! OK, putting the election to one side, here are some cute photos of the non-stop activity/glut fest occurring in our John Downie crab apple tree … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Decked Halls and Stiff-legged Reindeer @WimpoleEstateNT

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Wonderful Hyde Hall

As a birthday treat we took ourselves off to RHS Hyde Hall last weekend. There’s so much to see and explore in the gardens that I feel myself torn in multiple directions. Steve let’s me run around from area to … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Catch-up

06/04/2019 We’ve been away for the last week, lodging in a small, quaint seaside town (an old smugglers’ haunt) called Beer in East Devon. The weather was mixed to say the least, but we had good fun. Today’s prowl round … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Angry Bird!

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