• Garden,  Other Tales

    Enjoying my garden in the mini heatwave

    I always feel like winter is dragging on forever but things are finally looking up, dare a say a few days of sunshine too is on the horizon. Well, England has seen yesterday it’s hottest April day in 70 years, the temperature being 29 deg. A mini heatwave this week to be followed by a rain and thunder next week. Needless to say, I have been in the garden since morning, topping up my Vitamin D and putting my washing out. I cannot sit still. I would sit for 5 minutes, enjoying the peace and sun and then I would run in to get my camera as I have seen…

  • Garden,  Other Tales

    So excited about Spring

    The sun is out, it is not even that cold outside. It’s colder indoors than outdoors. And it is my first time in the garden since last year, maybe since October/December. Spring symbolises new life and here are a few of the photos I took of the plants in my garden, symbolising new life. I am looking forward to longer days, days spent in the garden, in the sun, and of course good food ( already salivating thinking of grilled fish and vegetables with a cold fresh fruit juice…or a cold cider )  and good company. Are you as excited as me about spring, good and warm weather? Photos of…

  • Garden,  Other Tales

    My Garden/Snow

    Last week, I put on my wellies and ventured out to my garden and took some amazing photos of the snow.  I say, ventured to my back garden because I simply do not go out there in Winter. In Summer, it is a different matter. I spend all my day until nightime out there, from breakfast, to working, to spending time with the children, up till late after dinner. Once the children are in bed, the hubby and I sit, wrapped up in blankets, on the swing and a fire pit next to us, when it is a bit cool. I cannot believe I have not been to my own…