Last Monday, which was a Bank Holiday here in the UK (and therefore no school), we met up with friends and returned to Cliveden. What a difference a few months make! We were there for opening at 10am ... along with a thousand of more of our closest friends. But no matter. We'd taken a … Continue reading A Return to Cliveden
At this time of year, I'm envious of Instagram images showing families having a blast in a pumpkin patch. All those blue skies, cute kids and an overload of, you know, orangeness. This year, however, I had a plan. Turned out not to be a very good plan, but a plan nonetheless. We took a short road trip … Continue reading This Weekend I …
Making the most of today's glorious London weather,I spent a happy hour or so pottering around the back garden.I tackled weeding (in soil that was as hard as concrete), washing out and refilling the bird bathand refilling up the squirrel-proof bird feeder. I was so happy to see at least one allium bulb had survived the … Continue reading How Does Your Garden Grow?
My Uncle very kindly emailed DS a photo of the radishes he (DS) helped to plant during half-term.There's a scrapbook page here, isn't there?
I am being spoilt of late with wonderful things happening in my life. May has been an exceptionally good for my One Little Word. This morning, I caught up with this lady again. I am very pleased to know that she lives near my mum. ~ Photo credit: The TomBoy ~I gave Mel a bunch of … Continue reading Terrific Tuesday
Before going away last week, the flowers on a bush in our garden looked like this ...Today that bush looks like this ...This is what we missed (scrapped by me in 2009 as part of Shimelle's Scrap Like You Mean It year-long project) ...That's Nature for you; she waits for no-one.