Monthly Archives: August 2012

For the love of a tennis ball

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Let the good times roll

Having fun with family at the seaside. I have tried to be ‘there’ with them rather than just taking photo’s of what they are doing but it is hard to do both. Need to practice that more. And as ever … Continue reading

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Lights in the garden – take two

I had another go at getting tea light candles glowing into the night. Not happy with this try I feel my first was better. Although I like this one. I think from a composition point of view the contrast of … Continue reading

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The garden in August

Gav’s hanging basket. All the Alchemilla has been chopped back. It changes the feel of the patio area. A big pot of Fuchsias. Etherial Verbena and the final flourish of the Crocosmia. Cosmos from Bloom plants finally flowering.  And concrete evidence that … Continue reading

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That weight thing

I am in between heaven and hell. Here I go again on my dramatics…. Okay, I have been ‘dieting’ for about five months. As of Sunday last. I have lost a stone. Hoorah. And I am the lightest I have been in twenty … Continue reading

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Bloom – arrangement eight

The Calendula and sweet peas are hanging in there. Love the bright orange and purple mix.

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Weekly layout – week thirty three

Welcome to week thirty three. A couple of photographs of Gav and my sister when we celebrated their birthdays a couple of years ago for this week s layout. I was thinking blue and pink you know, boys and girls so … Continue reading

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Around here

Eryngium – Miss Wilmot’s Ghost. Coffees and Gav’s new glasses. Homegrown broad beans. H and Buddy anticipating a walk.

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Bloom – arrangement seven

Still managing to collect enough flowers for a little arrangement every now and then. I mentioned the other week that the sweet peas are getting tired now but taking over from them are the white Antirrhinum’s so that’s good news. Anyway … Continue reading

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Gold Post Box

Remember my story about the post boxes? Well I have an absolutely unique (almost unique – there are 29 of them) one to add to the collection. For every Gold Medal won by team GB Royal Mail have painted a post box gold. … Continue reading

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