Risk To Their Undercarriage

Last night I finished reading ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’ by Colombian Nobel prizewinner Gabriel Garcia Marquez. First published in Argentina in 1967 this book was in the forefront of magical realism, and, as such, made the author anxious about its reception. Although there were some detractors the work has remained popular for more thanContinue reading “Risk To Their Undercarriage”

Catch Me If You Can

SINGLE IMAGES CAN BE ENLARGED WITH A CLICK. CLICKING ON ANY OF THOSE IN GROUPS ACCESSES ITS GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT Aaron of AP Maintenance’s main task today was weeding the Back Drive. Taking it in turns to stand aloof,Continue reading “Catch Me If You Can”

Before And After: The Brick Path

This morning Jackie continued her winter planting, such as this hanging basket and I pruned roses. Here are today’s offerings from the rose garden: Laura Ford, and the climber, Golden Showers. Following yesterday’s post, Jackie has given the Gazebo Path its correct sign. This afternoon Jackie drove us to New Milton for me to visitContinue reading “Before And After: The Brick Path”

The Tour Continues

This morning we drove to Highcliffe for coffee with Caroline and Keith Martin, with whom Margery had put us in touch. This was a very enjoyable meeting. All thanks to Margery. Meanwhile our garden tour continues. We call this Elizabeth’s red climbing rose, because it is in a bed she cleared last autumn. A beeContinue reading “The Tour Continues”