Monthly Archives: June 2012

A walk in the rain

Or should that be a walk in a torrential downpour? Oh yes, that’s what it was. Last week we’d had horrid weather but on Thursday there was a little break in the clouds and I suggested to Gav we wander … Continue reading

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The garden in late June

This always happens. All of a sudden overnight everything pings with fresh bright green and billows about filling up borders and spilling onto paths. It’s the time you either rush about thinking it should be tidied and contained or else … Continue reading

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What’s on my reading list

  With book thirteen finished last week I have just twelve left to read to achieve my goal of the twenty five books read this year. I have been stock piling books for a couple of years now. Mostly because I thought it … Continue reading

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Cider, Apple and Rosemary Bread

  It’s been a while in coming but Gav baked a loaf from the book the other day. Remember his rash promise? Well this is loaf number three in his quest to bake them all. This was a lovely loaf … Continue reading

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Photo walk turns into geeky quest

What started out as a reason to step out the door on a rainy Saturday turned into and intriguing quest.  I was inspired by Elise’s photo walks and thought it would be good practice for getting better with the camera so … Continue reading

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Twenty Five books – number thirteen

It was a total surprise when I got to the end of this book and realised I’d really enjoyed it. My sister picked it up at Barter books and told me it had Christie-like scenes in it. And it did have … Continue reading

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Bloom – arrangement number two

This is the second bunch of blooms I’ve picked from the garden. Sorry the photo’s not very clear. In the vase are Euphorbia Oblongata and Alchemilla Mollis – my go to perennial foliage stems and the flower is Cetranthus ruber. This grows like … Continue reading

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Weekly layout – week twenty four

  Welcome to week twenty-four. I have to admit that I put this page together in rush. I realised at 5pm yesterday that I was working today and would not be able to create the weekly layout so I headed … Continue reading

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Summer Manifesto

Inspired by Ali’s post. Even though it has been 14 degrees or worse here all week I’m jumping on board. Here is the summer manifesto – Potter in the garden every day. Eat outside twice a week. Go camping twice this … Continue reading

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The Mug

Just wanted to pop in and show off my mug. It arrived ages ago and you may have caught a glimpse of it in a post during week in the life but I wanted to show it off in all … Continue reading

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