Category Archives: Seasonal
We have managed to catch up with a few friends in person in the last couple of days. We had to go to Kidderminster for husband Stewart’s eye appointment at the hospital on Saturday, so thought we would take the … Continue reading
A touch of Narnia…
And an even more belated post. I can’t blame the art summer school (August), daughter’s wedding (end of September), various forays into printing and a flurry of bookmaking for my first ever demo (November) or even the post-election depression and … Continue reading
We stopped for a while today at a delightful poppy field near Kidderminster, Worcestershire. It was a delight, and I thought how my mum would have loved to see the blowzy, nodding mass of poppies in all their slghtly rain-battered … Continue reading
There seems to be a seasonal colour theme going on in the garden today… Montage of a few phone snaps. I do feel a bit guilty at robbing the poor embarrassed moai of their dignity with the pansy hats!
Popped in on Lower Smite Farm briefly today. The cowslip meadow is in fine fig! Enjoy…
A tad optimistic, perhaps, as I’m sure winter has more to surprise us with, but spring has been advancing of late. A few phone snaps from a couple of meanders in the last few days, at Worcester Woods and my … Continue reading
A brief entry today to wish any passers-by all the very best for the festive season and a peaceful New Year. The post was triggered by my coming across this not-too-brilliantly-scanned slide from Christmas 1962, taken in my bedroom in … Continue reading
A simple summery pud to finish off a birthday dinner for an old friend: summer fruits in a grown-up elderflower jelly. Fills 4-5 highball glasses. Put a bottle of prosecco or Blanquette de Limoux or any sparkling wine to chill … Continue reading
The farm is the headquarters of the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust. These are a few phone snaps from a wander round the farm on the cusp between winter and spring.