Why Did The Pheasant Cross The Road?

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP TO ACCESS ITS GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT LONE PICTURES JUST NEED A CLICK FOR ENLARGEMENT. Yesterday evening we enjoyed the usual excellent food and friendly efficient service in the perfect company of Elizabeth,Continue reading “Why Did The Pheasant Cross The Road?”

Selfie With Sir Robert

CLOCK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. This afternoon we drove around the lanes to the east of the Forest. Our first port of call was the beach at Tanner’s Lane. A rowing boat lay among the rocks in the shallows. The water further out, fronting the Isle of Wight was blue, still, andContinue reading “Selfie With Sir Robert”

From Ice Cream To Bread And Butter

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. Today was dull and heavy with the promise of rain that never came to relieve the oppression. I took a trip back to the summer of 1985 through the medium of colour slides which I┬áscanned. Here Louisa tackles an ice cream in the garden of our GracedaleContinue reading “From Ice Cream To Bread And Butter”

A Tale Of Two Climbers

Today was another wet one. That put paid to any continuation of the pathfinding project, but we worked on others in brief spells between the rains. An interesting variety of gladiolus has emerged outside the back door to the kitchen. Jackie drove off to Everton Garden Centre to buy some annuals. She returned with quiteContinue reading “A Tale Of Two Climbers”

Blue

Two days ago I was diverted from planting out flowers from pots, by beginning to clear a path. Yesterday, cutting the grass diverted me from that. When I began the clearance, the path was not visible. It just looked like an overgrown shrubbery with a couple of blue painted sinks dropped into it. By thisContinue reading “Blue”