Devastation And Dessert

Winds of up to 60 m.p.h. howled and heavy rain lashed throughout the night. Regular readers will know that Jackie’s favourite view is straight down the garden from the stable door. This is what it looks like this morning through the window in that door. The wisteria arbour has been destroyed. We did not investigateContinue reading “Devastation And Dessert”

Setting Up For The Day

What do you do when you wake up with no internet on the first day of a gloriously sunny bank holiday weekend? And you don’t get it back until 5 p.m? Speaking for ourselves, we were in the car soon after 8 a.m, beginning with a trip to Milford on Sea Pharmacy. A blue clematisContinue reading “Setting Up For The Day”

Norwegian Rocks

On another bright morning, in preparation for tomorrow’s booked slot in the recycling centre, I carried the next batch of garden refuse bags to the far end of the back drive. We then drove to the pharmacy at Milford on Sea to collect repeat prescriptions, and back along the coast road. A number of walkersContinue reading “Norwegian Rocks”

Beach Photography

Yesterday our blogging friend Jill Weatherholt posted about EtchASketch. She asked what toys from our childhoods gave us nostalgic memories. Responding to my comment she prompted me to feature the birthday present I gave Jackie on 1st June this year. She happened to mention her father’s Christmas Santa gifts which were designed something like thisContinue reading “Beach Photography”

Studio Portraits

Becky, Ian, Scooby, and I repeated yesterday’s trip to Barton on Sea. This time the rain kept off and we walked down to and along the beach, climbing, by way of a fenced off footpath, up to the road near Sails Coffee Shop, andĀ returningĀ along the straight to Becky’s car. On the grass near the BeachcomberContinue reading “Studio Portraits”