Monthly Archives: August 2013

Photo a Day – week thirty four

I’m catching up on last weeks photos. A few details – lunch with Sprite and Iced coffee, a day at typhoon lagoon, amazing view from the Edison and Ford Winter Estate, the Ca d’Zan Mansion, iconic gates at Universal Studios, … Continue reading

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Read -August

Yes, more teen fiction. More dystopia, more a trilogy of books. But yet again I really enjoyed this one and yet again I could have moved straight on to the second installment as it just came out in hardback. But … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week thirty three

Home and away.  A few details – a crazy mix of flowers at home, on the way to Heathrow, at Long Key recreation area overlooking the Pacific, Vizcaya Gardens in Miami, enjoying genuine Key Lime Pie, sunrise over Miami beach.

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Project Life – week twenty one

And another. That heart-shaped transparency over the faces in the top left photo was hand cut from the packet the photos come in from Photobox. It’s good to re-use things and that was a perfect fit for the picture. Loved … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week thirty two

Lets do some more. A few details – driving back from a shopping trip, verbena, Fat Rascals, amazing Sunflowers, homegrown cucumbers, Gav downloading a playlist and breakfast.

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Read – August

I had heard about this book some time ago but resisted. Then I found both this and the second book of the series in a local charity shop so thought why not. Overall I liked it. It was a sort … Continue reading

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Project Life – week twenty

Here we go with another week. The stickers on the photos are from Dear Lizzy and Snap – Simple Stories sticker books. I also made a little pocket to hold the cinema tickets. A good way to add another patterned … Continue reading

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Bloom 2.0 – Antirrhinum and Calendula

Another truly accidental arrangement. There were more beautiful snapdragon’s waiting to be picked but no other flowers to contrast with them except plenty of Calendula so I cut them and thought I’d just see. And I loved it. The foliage … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week thirty one

Some homegrown food and me…. A few details – me on a swing, courgette anyone? Local church clock, walking the dog, waiting for the sunflower to open, blueberries and yogurt and drying onions.

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The love story continues

Anyone who reads here knows I am in love with our garden. It is not finished and is not perfect but that’s okay. Striving to make it just that bit more colourful or grow just some more flowers is part … Continue reading

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