Monthly Archives: June 2014

Color//Colour – Pink

Here we go again. A much more challenging colour to spot. Of course there are plenty of pink flowers and a few did make into the mix but I also managed to get a other pink things snapped too. This … Continue reading

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A nature scavenger hunt

This idea had been bubbling around for weeks ever since the success of the London scavenger hunt. Didn’t have time to print pretty pictures this time so I just searched the wonder that is Pinterest for nature hunt items and … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week fifteen

The sunshine lasted most of the week. I seem to have had three coffee shop coffees! And food oh yes, food. And a few garden photos too, starting with on of my favourite pots filled with Gav’s Bacopa cuttings. The … Continue reading

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Bloom 3.0 – Sweet william, cerinthie, knautia and daisies

Those sweet williams have been a star beyond all proportions. They are still going strong and I must have had twenty bunches from the three rows. Sheer bliss. I collected an armful of what was ready to be picked and … Continue reading

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Color//Colour – Yellow

I was so happy to see this blogger and this photographer back on their color//colour project for the summer. They are sharing over here and I wanted to play along so here is the yellow in my world last week. … Continue reading

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30 Vegetarian Pizzas – A variation on salad Nicoise

The flavours of this classic salad (minus the tuna of course!) are one of my very favourite’s. Naturally I wanted to try this combination on a pizza. We weren’t sure how to deal with the egg so left them off … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week fourteen

What’s going on this week? I mean really! That’s crazy! Gav tweaking the automatic watering system…… Since we are not jet setting for our hols this year I felt the need to pretend we were by making something that we … Continue reading

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Bloom – one flower four ways

It’s all flowers around here at the moment. I can’t apologise for that, I am in a little floral heaven. When I think back I have been plonking flowers in vases for over twenty years and making a conscious effort … Continue reading

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Bloom – Sweet williams and rambling roses

The Sweet williams are still going strong and such a joy to look at. A clump of delicate pink ones started flowering and I knew just what I could arrange them with. Just outside the gate into the little wood … Continue reading

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Read 2014 – Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor

This is the second of the trilogy. It was with a little trepidation that I picked this series back up. I liked the first but it was a bit gory however I had to find out what happened next so … Continue reading

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