Monthly Archives: October 2015

Looking forward to……

Finishing planting all the spring bulbs. A week away in out favourite cottage. Making the cover for my December Daily® Album. Taking part in the December Daily® class over here. Watch 8 Films in November – my last attempt. The … Continue reading

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Bloom 2015 – Pastel pop

I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that I’d have to get creative in the flower hunt for arrangements as the season changes and there are less blooms to pick. We have a Hydrangea in a pot that had three … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week thirty one

We’re getting to the tricky part of the year for photography here in the UK. The light is failing and we put our clocks back yesterday so it’s darker earlier. It’s a challenge but I’m keeping going and just need … Continue reading

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Bloom 2015 – biennial update

One thing that I am slowly learning about growing flowers for cutting is that extending the season is very important. I’ve been growing blooms to harvest for quite a few years now but I’m still learning. Something that I have … Continue reading

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Bloom 2015 – Calendula times two

Here are a couple of little arrangements using the last of the Calendula. My crop developed terrible mildew about a month ago and although the flowers are still coming the foliage looks very unattractive. This first vase is full of … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week thirty

Autumn features again this week as well as the view from my sick bed. But first a reflection in the bird bath. And an avocado, Quorn ‘chicken’ and pine nut bagel for lunch. Mmmm…… I got a horrid cold that … Continue reading

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The breakfast love affair continues – avocado scramble, another variation

The problem we are having at the moment is that we really are addicted to bagels. I know I liked the change of a quesadilla but overall I love bagels. Why has it taken all of these years for me … Continue reading

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The reading slump

Is it a slump? Or a what? What is it? A readers block…… lol. Yes, I like that one. I’m having a readers block. Can I blame the summer? Probably. Or the lack of YA fiction on my ‘to be … Continue reading

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Bloom 2015 – more whites and a riot

I may have mentioned it before, but I’ll say it again. I love these flowers and am so happy that I got a great crop from the few plants I grew this year. Antirrhinums. They are a show stopper in … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week twenty nine

And another week comes and goes. Avocado wraps for lunch. Good to the bees are still busy in the garden. All tuckered out. A little autumnal still life. Glorious morning walk at the park. Outside our local florists. More leaves. … Continue reading

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