The Race Was On

On this further dully overcast and windy morning we virtually finished the front garden pruning. I photographed a few hanging baskets in the rest of this area, involving bacopas, lobelias, diascia, begonias, petunias, pelargoniums, and gladiolus. These have all regenerated well after the recent heavy winds. Here are the bags of woody clippings which weContinue reading “The Race Was On”

“One For The Ladies”

On this wet and windy morning James Peacock visited and completed the setting up of my new SureColor P600 printer. The process took an hour, and there is no way I could have done it myself. One reason should suffice for explanation. The reason the printer could not be found by the computer was thatContinue reading ““One For The Ladies””

Water Sports

The storm which began at mid morning yesterday continues to rage until, we are told, midnight today. This was the view from our French windows 24 hours after we had laid down the furniture. We had left the blue wooden table standing because we thought it heavy enough to withstand the gales. We were wrong.Continue reading “Water Sports”

Surfing The Solent

For lunch today, we joined Mum, Elizabeth, Danni, and Ella for lunch at Woodpeckers. Ella seemed at home in her throne while she played with Mum’s finger; afterwards she was happy to be passed around. Danni e-mailed these images to me. We all enjoyed tender, lean, beef casserole; creamy mashed potatoes; tender carrots and greenContinue reading “Surfing The Solent”

Dusk Descending

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN THE GROUP TO ACCESS THE GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT. FURTHER ENLARGEMENT MAY BE OBTAINED WITH A CLICK OR TWO Jackie and I visited Mum this afternoon. This was one of her bad days, as sheContinue reading “Dusk Descending”