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The Bees of 2017

After that floral update I thought it would be fun so share a few photos of the bees I’ve been snapping this summer. Oh the bees! I love the bees. All kinds, all shapes, all sizes. They are vital little … Continue reading

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A Day of Tulips

My sister and her family bought me the coolest birthday gift, a day spent with many, many gorgeous tulips. Sarah Raven Cookery and Garden School ran a day course visiting Great Dixter and then Perch Hill with lunch and a … Continue reading

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Week In The Life™ 2017 – Sunday Photos

I have been joining in with Ali and her Week In The Life™ project. This is the first chance I’ve had to share my photos and it was all about the garden yesterday. But we started with a walk to … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye, saying hello

At this time of year the internet is awash with goodbye old year hello new year. It is the way of things. I’m not ready yet to say farewell but I guess I have little choice so as a nod … Continue reading

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Celebrating autumn leaves and loved ones

Recently I suggested that we have a trip to Roundhay Park to throw some leaves about. They were not that enthusiastic but we seemed to have fun anyway! I think that I need to practice my photography skills some more……. … Continue reading

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Holiday vibes and shadow photos

Having a lovely time here in Portugal. We have found our own routine. Late breakfast, reading, pool, late lunch. A walk here and nap there just the perfect lazy holiday. I’ve also been taking lots of photos some on the … Continue reading

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In the frame – a journey in self portraiture

During a recent class with Ali about photography called Lens of Joy she introduced us to Vivienne McMaster who has taken the idea of a selfie and run a million miles with it. I was intrigued and interested in the … Continue reading

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Oh beautiful bees, which one are you?

I don’t think it would come as much of a surprise to anyone that’s been here for a while that I love bees. They are a vital part of our garden and a vital part of our food production and … Continue reading

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The quest for a self timed photo

I think about photos a lot. You probably worked that out about me! During our trip to the US in 2008 I began a tradition. I realised that we were not in any photos together. Here we were on our … Continue reading

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A photo wall

I love collections of photographs displayed on a wall. I have a few images pinned over here. We used to have a more traditional wall of photos in the dining room before switched rooms and decorated. That was over three … Continue reading

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