The Fascinator

This morning Jackie drove me to New Milton where I bought a pair of sandals and delivered some dry cleaning. We then continued into the forest for a short trip giving us time to return home for a FaceTime date with Sam and Malachi. Our first tail-twitching ponies were encountered alongside Holmsley Passage, where, pausingContinue reading “The Fascinator”

Nest Building

For some time now, Aaron, our very own Green Man, has been working his way through the removal of the stumps of the old grizelinia hedging that he cut down a year or two back. This morning he completed the task. We now have several clusters of snake’s head fritillaries; orange and yellow epimedium, whichContinue reading “Nest Building”

A Dictionary Battle

A very dull afternoon was brightened by the tubs at the front that Jackie had planted up in the morning; and the trills of songbirds in the trees, as I wandered around the garden. iPhoto, aided by the Canon SX700 HS lens, helped me to transform a tiny black silhouette high up in a tree into aContinue reading “A Dictionary Battle”