• 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…

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    After bleak days, cold, grey and dark, it looks like the good weather is here, the sun is shining and soon I will forget all about those winter days. Spring, the season of Hope. Unfortunately sunny weather means more washing for me, as I could spend all my days putting my washing up on the line outside. Which means I can wash clothes all day, my washing machine does not get a rest and my ironing pile never ends. But at least I always have clean clothes.