Category Archives: observations

At the movies

We did something a little different this afternoon and sat down to watch a movie. This was not one of our DVDs, but something Hubby was watching on youtube yesterday and as I tend to just listen in and play … Continue reading

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Peace

It’s taken a while, but our Peace rose has finally caught up and flourished practically overnight. I knew we had a lot of buds and had already picked one off that had gone manky when I pruned the dead leaves … Continue reading

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Four furballs

Hubby and I went for a walk through the park and along the prom last night. Typically I didn’t take the camera and could have got some really good shots, without using the zoom! Coming up alongside the lake, the … Continue reading

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Another brood

Walking through the park last night, we noticed another brood of ducklings. These were different to the rest we’ve seen, most of which have sadly disappeared again, and it wasn’t clear exactly what they were. We have mallards, tufted ducks … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Rainbow

Rainbows are quite common here as regular readers will know. Usually the arc spans the road opposite, and if we’re lucky, we get doubles. They are always a source of magic, wonder and pleasure for me. Rainbow July 2018. Barely … Continue reading

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Bird Watching

I’m not a twitcher but over the years have got a lot of pleasure watching our feathered friends in the garden or hedges. Our lounge is at the front of our property so not only do I get to see … Continue reading

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Cottage Garden

Although we lived in the cottage for  7 years, we didn’t have what I would refer to as a cottage garden. Our frontage was laid to stone and it wasn’t until we decided to sell that we put some bedding … Continue reading

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Please join us…………..

I said earlier we were hoping to have a walk in the park and we did just that before lunch. We were out for over an hour and there were quite a lot of people about.  There were geese everywhere … Continue reading

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Photo shoot

We had a walk in the park this evening hoping to beat the crowds, but even at 7.15, it was still busy. Rather than prattle on, I’ll just post the photos I took tonight. There are 19 in the gosling … Continue reading

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Too hot

The heat brings out the worst in us, Tempers short and frayed, Pavements heaving with people, Came out of the shop and dismayed To find Hubby and car were missing From where he’d stopped for me To return something unsuitable, … Continue reading

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