Monthly Archives: May 2015

Read 2015 – The Winners Curse by Marie Rutkoski

I think I read a review of this book but it also popped up on my recommended Amazon list so even though it’s another YA multi novel series, I bought it. I read it on holiday and it was a … Continue reading

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Bloom 2015 – Tulips and Viburnum

It was a joy to come home and find that I hadn’t missed all the tulips. And my other favourite was blooming away too. The Viburnum opulus. This fantastic shrub produces amazing tight lime green balls for flowers that quickly … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week ten

A couple of days left from our hols then back to routine…. This isn’t a great photo and it does look like there is a whole host of dead stuff on the beach but they are alive alive o’. Elephant … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week nine

Some more USA photos. Love a streetcar almost as much as the cable cars. View of Coit Tower from the high point of Lombard Street. An escalator just for your trolley? In Target there is! Big Sur. Amazing sunset over … Continue reading

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And more adventures stateside

I intend to do a couple of bigger blog posts (as well as the final week of photo a day while we were in California) to document things being crossed off my list like visit Monument Valley and go on … Continue reading

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Fabric, fabric, fabric……

In all the time I have been coming to the US this was the first year I set foot in a Jo-Ann’s. And all I have to say is wow! Why don’t we have this in the UK? Every aisle … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week eight

Fun is here… Monument Valley landscape with moody clouds. Love how the sky picks up the red of the earth. At Glen Canyon dam. A restored neon sign on the strip in downtown Las Vegas. This originally adorned the Silver … Continue reading

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Adventures in American breakfasts

From my first authentic bagel and a schmeer in New York I have been in love with breakfast here in the US. Actually I am in love with breakfast anywhere but they do it on a grand scale over this … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week seven

Some holiday fun this week but first one of the garden early in the morning. Los Angeles sunset from the plane window. Our second viewing of this baby, the Shuttle, Endeavour. Last time it was on the back of a … Continue reading

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