This afternoon our drive began at Keyhaven. From the hill above the village we had a clear view across The Solent to the Isle of Wight. The mainland buildings are in the foreground. A solitary yacht passes the island. At the bottom of the slope a field of black sheep introduced their very young lambsContinue reading “Stand-off”

A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing?

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ACCESS GALLERIES THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. The frost fairies were having a laugh this morning as they sprayed Christmas trees onto the car windscreen. Undeterred, Jackie scraped them off and she and I visited the bottle bank in Milford on Sea and continued on to Keyhaven and back. WasContinue reading “A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing?”

‘You’ve Gone Seriously The Wrong Way’

Anyone who has followed my ramblings around  The New Forest during our eighteen months in Minstead, and realised my propensity for making slight navigational errors, should enjoy this post. As I walked down the garden path preparing to take my usual route to Giles’s, I noticed a bright red-tipped butterfly bearing a Lilliputian duckling flitting across anContinue reading “‘You’ve Gone Seriously The Wrong Way’”