CLICK ON IMAGES YOU WISH TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF NECESSARY. DISAPPOINTINGLY THIS DOESN’T WORK FOR THE COLOUR PLATES WHICH BECOME TOO PIXELLATED. I failed an intelligence test this morning. Well, in fairness no-one told me that the weedkiller sachets contained further such items. You see, it was my task to zap the weeds in theContinue reading “Undine”

Painting The Scene

This morning we took Sheila to visit the Gordleton Mill Hotel and garden. Although there was a private function in the hotel, having walked down a few steps and across the bridge over the River Avon, we were welcomed in the bar and on the patio where we each enjoyed a cappuccino. One of theContinue reading “Painting The Scene”

Maybe The Plants Were Sweating

This, the hottest day of the year so far, was so humid and overcast as to be energy-sapping and mood lowering. Even the overnight rain couldn’t muster the enthusiasm to slide from the weeping roses, doing their best to brighten the day. The head gardener, yesterday, had expressed pleasure that the photograph of Elizabeth’s rose had notContinue reading “Maybe The Plants Were Sweating”