Back In The Garden

Stormy weather and a heavy cold have kept me indoors for the last week. Today the wind has dropped to 20 m.p.h. and the sun has shone. I therefore took a walk in the garden. Jackie now has the cold and is currently housebound. Our winter flowering cherry remains bright against the blue sky above.Continue reading “Back In The Garden”

Close Encounters Of The Asinine Kind

Although The Needles lighthouse fog warning could still be heard, last night’s mist eventually cleared from Downton to reveal a splendid warm and sunny day, on the morning of which my garden meandering revealed: a forsythia, and, now budding, the azalea transported from Sutherland Place. Cherry blossom can now me seen emerging from the NorthContinue reading “Close Encounters Of The Asinine Kind”

He Thought It Fun To Push Me Over

Sightings of foxes have been discussed on Streetlife lately. One person reported six in a pack. Another pointed out that these creaturesĀ are loners, not pack animals. I have never seen more than one adult at a time, but have been acquainted with two families, one every spring in the garden of the Phyllis Holman RichardsContinue reading “He Thought It Fun To Push Me Over”