Monthly Archives: May 2013

Oh Glorious Day!

The sun was shining. Buds and I had been on a long walk and it was only 8am when we got back. We went out to feed the birds as a Pigeon was doing his Pigeon little walk on the … Continue reading

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Catchlights

He was watching Gav mow the lawn from the safe distance of the sofa. And the second he sees the camera he usually turns his head the other way – no honest he does! But I managed to get a … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week twenty one

And here are more. We had birthdays and trips to Bettys this week. A few details – unfurling ferns, my niece and I a photo-op in the loo at Nandos!  At the bottom of the garden, Euphorbia griffithii, the apple … Continue reading

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Read – May

A friend gave me this book, hello C. Yesterday was one of those days where I needed a good book to read so I took it off the bookshelf and read it all in about five hours. I don’t often … Continue reading

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Layout share – May

Here are a couple more pages I have made recently. Both from last years California trip. This one is from our visit to the Charles M. Schulz museum in Santa Rosa. A huge wall in the museum was covered in … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week twenty

And more. A few details – the first asparagus this year with poached egg and hollandaise, going to see Star Trek, H and me and Bud in evening shadows, apple blossom, mowing the lawn, Buddy rocking being adorable and my … Continue reading

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Blossom watch

It is one of the marvels of the garden world. Blossom. Ah, wondrous stuff. We have five trees here that give us a bit of flowery fluffy petals and I have been capturing the stages over the last few weeks. … Continue reading

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Gardens visited – Ickworth

Ickworth is a National Trust property near Bury St Edmunds. The day we chose to visit there was an event going on and it was really busy. We don’t usually do busy but we parked the car in the reserve … Continue reading

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Potting on seedlings

Thought I’d just post a quick guide to potting on those seedlings, or ‘pricking out’ as they say. Here is a clump of Calendula seedlings that I removed from a tray and placed on the bench. You can see they … Continue reading

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The Parsley conveyor

My dearest Gav has performed a mini miracle recently. He has grown parsley and provided us with pots of the herb for months now. It sounds simple and it is but we always struggle with keeping the succession going so … Continue reading

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