Emulating The Squirrel

The first couple of hours this morning were bright and breezy. After that the skies clouded over and the atmosphere gained weight. Later in the afternoon rain resumed its descent. We therefore drove out to the forest soon after 10 a.m., First visiting the pony, Gimlet who left off chewing his breakfast hay to crunchContinue reading “Emulating The Squirrel”

A Firm Base

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. Aaron of AP Maintenance does not hang about. Skilled, patient, and thorough, our friend nevertheless manages to work at an amazing rate. He will tackle anything in the garden that you ask. This morning’s exceptional effort was no exception to his general rule. In less than threeContinue reading “A Firm Base”

Is This The Beast?

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. Yesterday evening, whilst having drinks on the patio, a steady chugging overhead made me feel rather queasy. It took me back to Cumbria in the 1990s.  As we were promised several hours of rain this afternoon, Jackie spent the morning watering the garden, and I took someContinue reading “Is This The Beast?”

The Pool

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. Following on from my post of two days ago I scanned a few more slides from The Dumb Flea holiday. Here Becky sits in the garden with her two regular charges, David and Samuel. Yes, that is a pet rabbit hopping about. Another great attraction was the pool.Continue reading “The Pool”