Monthly Archives: October 2013

A walk in the October sunshine

It all started with the mushrooms and the bright clear sunlight. I spotted this clump of fungi growing in the grass as Buddy and I were out for a walk, got the phone out to snap a shot and Photo … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week forty three

Okay it’s true all I do is eat…… A few details – Took H for breakfast before school, letting Bud have ice cream – so bad! Delivery of photos, eating cake, looking up, an old dictionary that I use for … Continue reading

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December Daily – getting ready

Hooray! It’s time for December Daily™ planning and preparations. I’ve just re-read this post from about this time last year. Everything I said there is true this year too. Here’s a few facts and things to consider about my December … Continue reading

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Click tick list – Photograph 100 gardens

Here we are with an update to the list. When we decided to tag along with my sister on their trip to Florida one of the first things Gav and I did was peruse the ‘1001 Gardens to visit before … Continue reading

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Bloom 2.0 – Sunflower Swan Song

I forgot I had done this one. It was a few weeks ago now and it is definitely the last arrangement of the flowers I have specifically grown for cutting. The Italian White sunflowers, although late to the party, have … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week forty two

Wow, only ten weeks of the year left! A few details – veg lasagna, waiting for the bus, look at that cup compared to a normal size one! Relaxing, a tunnel of autumn leaves, making chocolate mouse cake and hot … Continue reading

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In the garden right now

The sun peeked out and I was suitably inspired to capture a few photos of the October garden. The Mahonia is going to be a stunner when it flowers this year. All the spiky bits will be blazing yellow through … Continue reading

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The apple and the crumble

We have a lovely apple tree in the garden. Remember I took photos of all our fantastic blossom? Well the eating apple must be ten years old now. Wow! It is magical to watch the process of a tree with … Continue reading

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An autumn mantel – work in progress

Our poor old (new actually) fireplace has waited a long time to be finished and really it isn’t yet but we’re getting closer. I was inspired by all the ‘fall’ decorating going on in blog land and thought I could … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week forty one

Plenty of food this week and autumn keeps coming. A few details – cannelloni at Pizza Express for my sister’s birthday, H picking apples, a jar full of conkers, naughty treats, first time gloves on while walking Bud, homemade pizza … Continue reading

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