A Good Thing I Wasn’t Waiting For A Bus

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP TO ACCESS ITS GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT On her way to lunch with her sisters at MacPenny’s Garden Centre, Jackie deposited me, equipped with a packed lunch, a camera, and, in case ofContinue reading “A Good Thing I Wasn’t Waiting For A Bus”

Only After Mum Had Enjoyed A Good Scratch

SINGLE IMAGES CAN BE ENLARGED WITH A CLICK OR TWO. CLICKING ON ANY OF THOSE IN A GROUP ACCESS ITS GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT This afternoon Jackie and I took a drive into the forest. The recent strong winds andContinue reading “Only After Mum Had Enjoyed A Good Scratch”

London War Memorials

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT FOR FURTHER INCREASE IN SIZE. Paul Clarke will tell you that my Streets of London series appears on a rainy day. It has surprised us all that today is one such. The garden, after such a long heatwave, has enjoyed the heavy rain we have received, but not theContinue reading “London War Memorials”

Two Historic Houses

A heavy overnight storm left strong winds to send clouds scudding across bright blue skies throughout the day. http://www.prestonherts.co.uk/page202.html gives this information about a post-war gift to Britain from Sweden: ‘After World War Two, Britain embarked on an emergency programme to quickly replace homes that had been destroyed during the war – ‘Churchill’s Temporary HousingContinue reading “Two Historic Houses”

The Button Box

IMAGES MAY BE ENLARGED BY A CLICK OR TWO This morning Jackie drove me to New Hall hospital for another encouraging physiotherapy session. I had been feeing apprehensive about this one because three weeks ago I stopped taking pain relief or using a crutch. The consequence has been pain which has caused me to skipContinue reading “The Button Box”

Shadows On The Paper

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A CLUSTER TO ACCESS ITS GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT. THE TWO SINGLE PIECES OF ARTWORK CAN BE ENLARGED WITH A CLICK OR TWO. When our friend John Jones visited to paint and draw in ourContinue reading “Shadows On The Paper”

Sparrows To The Right Of Us, Sparrows To The Left Of Us

IMAGES MAY BE ENLARGED WITH A CLICK THAT CAN BE REPEATED This afternoon I wandered around the garden seeking flowers I may not yet have featured this year. These lilies have just popped in a patio planter. The agapanthuses in the Palm Bed again stretch across the Gazebo Path. They stand alongside these Rudbeckia andContinue reading “Sparrows To The Right Of Us, Sparrows To The Left Of Us”

Parasitic Birds

CLICKING ON ANY IMAGE IN THE GROUP WILL ACCESS ITS GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT. THE SINGLE IMAGES CAN BE ENLARGED WITH A CLICK OR TWO This afternoon Jackie and I drove into the forest. Deep in the shade of treesContinue reading “Parasitic Birds”