The White Doves Of St James’s

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED Before we set off for Emsworth yesterday afternoon, we watered every plant container in the garden. This took some time. Just as we passed Brockenhurst on the way to Becky’s birthday celebration, I realised I had left my wallet at home. Returning home for it added 45Continue reading “The White Doves Of St James’s”

Play Of Light

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT AS REQUIRED Willows garden on Pilley Hill is situated on a steep but manageable incline. The house is perched in the middle of the plot with the effect that the rear beds are on the highest level and the land descends to the lily pond at the bottom. WeContinue reading “Play Of Light”

Away From Its Natural Environment

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. It was a bit early in the morning to be presented with a Rorschach test, but that is what Jackie spotted in this morning’s sunlight. The cosmos and lobelia planting in the iron urn obscures the gazebo path. Ginger lilies are now in bloom. After the early burst ofContinue reading “Away From Its Natural Environment”

‘Painting With Light’

With extensive cloud cover and intermittent rain this morning was considerably warmer than yesterday, but far less inviting for my Hordle Cliff top walk. Nevertheless a rainbow did attempt to put in an appearance, as did a watery sun over The Solent, which sent ochre coloured waves crashing against the blending shingle on the beach.Continue reading “‘Painting With Light’”

The Carpet

Jackie has been having difficulty obtaining a correct Tesco Clubcard. Twice she has clearly spelt out KNIGHT on the telephone. She has received two cards now, the second one, this morning,  having at least an N where an M was originally given. She has another phone call to make. Having seen a sign indicating a pathContinue reading “The Carpet”