Bembridge

Jackie rose early this morning and sat in a chair on the patio with a cup of instant coffee. In an instant Nugget was on a paving stone peering hopefully up at the rim of the cup. Now, “Where’s Nugget?” (16). Today’s weather was blustery and damp. The Test Match was delayed until after lunch.Continue reading “Bembridge”

‘What Could Be Better?”

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE.REPEAT IF REQUIRED Nasturtiums are the yardstick of frost. When their thick tendrils go limp and soggy and the flowers droop, we know that frost has arrived. On an overcast morning of this unseasonably oppressively warm day, I wandered out in the garden to take the measure of them. The flowersContinue reading “‘What Could Be Better?””

A Precocious Hellebore

We are still enjoying temperatures in double figures, and the rain was easier today. This morning we left a large photographic print for mounting with 4Most Framing in Old Milton. We returned home via Barton on Sea where the waves were choppy and a layer of spray around the dimly visible Isle of Wight gaveContinue reading “A Precocious Hellebore”