I’m no gardener. The gardening gene of both my parents passed me by, but I have always appreciated a garden even if not being very adept at looking after one. This means I am always disproportionately chuffed when I actually … Continue reading
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After a mundane shopping trip today it was a pleasure to detour via the HQ of the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust at Hindlip on the way home and spend some time just enjoying the garden and surrounding reserve area. The cowslip … Continue reading
I wrote about this place earlier in the year, and eventually got around to doing a slideshow. Sign of age, repeating myself, I guess, but it bears a re-visit! Enjoy a quiet meander through this local gem…
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Yep, pretty much what it says. We wandered over to Hanbury Hall, a pleasant local National Trust property, the other Sunday, to find it was Apple Day, entailing all sorts from creating apple boats in the orchard to sales of … Continue reading
On such a pleasant, warm day it’s hard to credit that the summer is officially over but the first signs of autumn were there to see at Lower Smite Farm (HQ of Worcestershire Wildlife Trust) today. I didn’t have the … Continue reading
Earlier this week David Holden led a fascinating guided tour round the Sacred Heart church as part of the DAN Arts Week in Droitwich. He talked about the story of the church and its wonderful Venetian glass mosaics, which include as … Continue reading
A quick visit to Hanbury Hall the other week mainly to see our local arts network exhibition, but the autumn colours were just gorgeous so we had to take a wander around….
On the way back through Worcester from a pleasant afternoon at Croome Park (more of which anon…) we came back past the turn for Diglis basin and locks, which we’d somehow never visited in thirty years of living in the … Continue reading
After 31 years living in this small Worcestershire town, I was amazed the other evening at some of the things I’ve walked past on many an occasion and not known about or noticed. The local history society advertised a talk & … Continue reading
Well, we are in one sense, at least. We finally put on our first exhibition as the ƒ.action group, having been invited to exhibit for a month at the Artrix in Bromsgrove. We opened there at the end of April with a small … Continue reading