Tagged: nature

Flaming June

It turns out (I have discovered since I started writing this post) that ‘Flaming June” is actually a painting by Sir Frederic Leighton but in our house, the expression has always been used rather...

Clear skies and swans

It’s Easter weekend here in the UK – and anywhere else that follows the Christian calendar – which generally means that the garden centres are full of customers and the shops are full of...

A blue, turquoise and white striped sock lies on a wooden table next to an orange mug with a sheep head on it and a ball of yarn in the same colour

Catkins and kittens

It’s Friday again!  The days are just whizzing past, aren’t they?  I was told this happened when you got older but I never believed it – and now I know it’s true! 🙂 How...

A frosted flower seed head illuminated by the low Winter sun

Winter skies

It wasn’t that long ago that I despaired of ever seeing anything except grey leaden skies, full of low clouds and drizzle.  That’s not how I like my Winter days to be!  I like...

A blue sky layered with wispy white clouds. There is vegetation in the foreground. A daytime moon is in the centre of the photo.

Blogtober 2021 : Day 25

I had every intention of writing about my visit to RHS Harlow Carr today, but it hasn’t worked out like that.  Instead of looking at garden photos, I have been updating the accounts for...

Bluebell season

This is definitely one of my favourite times of the year when the bluebells are out, there’s greenery everywhere and there’s no doubt at all that the Earth is coming back to life. There...

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