The Roadside Meadow

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. Municipal planting has been one of the facilities offered by Local Authorities in these straitened times to have fallen by the wayside. In the metaphorical sense this is not true of New Forest District Council. Last autumn seeds were sown by the side of the A337 andContinue reading “The Roadside Meadow”

Lunch At The Village Shop

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN CLUSTERS GIVE ACCESS TO GALLERIES WHICH MAY BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. Today, Jackie drove us to and from Upper Dicker to visit Mat, Tess, and Poppy. We had the added bonus that Becky was staying there for the weekend. Our house stands beside the A337 which takes usContinue reading “Lunch At The Village Shop”

The Periodic Table

I began the day as a traffic director. There had very recently been an accident along the A337 further along the road to Lymington. I wandered out to see what was causing the tailback past our house, and the number of vehicles turning round and going back the way they had come. Very soon drivers, oneContinue reading “The Periodic Table”

On 11th May I described Imogen’s continuation of the Easter egg hunt.  Once she had reprised the hunt several times, she forgot where she’d hidden all the little chocolate rabbits.  Jackie found another one this morning. We ventured on another property window shop today.  The first option, at Cadnam, was within walking distance for me,Continue reading “‘”