Monthly Archives: April 2015

Post box quest continues…..

Its been a while since I found a new post box, here is my original post about this odd little quest of mine. I remembered seeing photos of the so called anonymous post boxes on some of the web sites … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week six

Here goes another week. Bizarre…… Our first lunch outside this year. Frantic potting on of plants in the greenhouse. Snapped my first bee with the macro lens. Such a lovely week, someone was really enjoying the warmer weather. I missed … Continue reading

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Holiday planning – a mini album

Taking a little book, a place to jot down a thought, has been a holiday tradition for a few years now. I prepared the 2015 version the other day using an old Amy Tangerine mini album as the base. I’ve … Continue reading

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Bloom 2015 – wallflowers and an update

We have had a lovely week here in Leeds which has helped all out little seedlings put on some growth. It also meant that the wallflowers from last year that I just couldn’t bear to pull up are flowering their … Continue reading

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Letting my new haircut grow on me (pun intended!) Hoping my recent trip to the dentist works out for the best. I really really dislike the dentist and I decided to be brave and have a filling before our up-coming … Continue reading

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Holiday planning – what to wear?

I have pondered holiday outfits for many a year. I usually make list and tweak and then mess it up and end up with a real mis-match of clothes and colour schemes. In an attempt to not do that this … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week five

What’s been going on…… A shopping trip with coffee. Pizza in the making. Seaside icecream. Breaking all the photo a day rules here and including two for the same day. But they tell a story of how quirky our dog … Continue reading

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The click, tick list – plant a living fence

I’m making some progress on crossing things off this year. Hooray. Next up was to plant a ‘living’ fence. We ordered Salix viminalis rods from here. Ours were 2.5m tall and we got 100. That was a rough estimate based … Continue reading

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Anyone for herb tea?

If you’d have told me a month ago that I was going to replace a cup off coffee a day with a cup of herb tea I would have laughed so hard I might have got an injury. I don’t … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week four

Here are some more. My take on this salad. Very good. This beautiful butterfly flew into the garden and I was lucky enough to have my camera handy. It’s a small tortoiseshell common apparently in the UK. Taken with the … Continue reading

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