Monthly Archives: October 2014

Photo a Day – week thirty three

A pretty blossom on the late flowering clematis. Early walk to Canal Gardens. The quilt is back out again…. Salad at work. Goats cheese, beetroot and watercress with cous cous. A trip to the seaside with my niece and Buddy. … Continue reading

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The Garden in October

Things are slowing down out there but Gav has planted his winter pots and been making some repairs. The plants growing up the arbor had really started to take over and the top of this structure had been slowly falling … Continue reading

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Bloom 3.0 – the purples have it

I was pottering around in the garden last Saturday and could not resist picking the yellow berried foliage. On a side note I did not know the name of this shrub as it was here in the garden when we … Continue reading

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The journey to work – our days are built with stories

In the spirit of this post I’m sharing the story of my journey to work.  I love my journey to work. It takes 25 minutes. For a long time I chose to drive the main road route. Until Gav convinced … Continue reading

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That pooch!

What do ya mean it’s your wool? Mine. Mine. Mine. Mine. Apparently it’s his ball of wool……

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Photo a Day – week thirty two

Get ready for crumble. A walk along Otley Chevin. A little paw. Another morning sky. ‘Not’ chicken sandwich. Another salad lunch. Loved the silver and green. And that was that.

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Bloom 3.0 – still going

I love surprises and being able to pick another bunch is a lovely surprise. In this vase we have cosmos, fennel, clematis stems, snapdragons and snowberry. I had to go foraging for that in the wood because this arrangement just … Continue reading

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Tomato Tart

I made this amazing tart last week with the last of the tomatoes from the garden. The recipe is from here. I know it sounds a bit strange, cheese on top of pastry but I gave it a whirl. And … Continue reading

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Another hydrangea wreath

Remember this? Well here is one for this year. The blooms I used last year were from a lovely blue shrub in my Mum’s garden but this year for some reason the blue flowers faded too fast for me to … Continue reading

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Layout share – Bridges and Making waffles

More stories from Florida. Above is a story about the bridges along the Keys. And one to remember. Making waffles. It was our first morning and we had filled up on the most amazing all American breakfast and each had … Continue reading

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