Tag Archives: Garden

11.05.14 Watercolour exhibition day four, lamb recipe, some hard lessons to learn, and the wonder of the English garden

Watercolour exhibition day four, lamb recipe, some hard lessons to learn, and the wonder of the English garden First of all my apologies for some dreadful photos – try as I might I couldn’t get rid of the glass reflections. … Continue reading

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19.04.2014, Art exhibition day two, obsessive compulsive scarf collector and the beauty of a cabbage leaf

Sat 19th April Watercolour  exhibition,  day two The Somme, a hundred years on, and the birds sing and there is such a feeling of peace and contentment. It’s difficult to visualise the carnage that happened here………………..     My grandfather, … Continue reading

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13.04.14. Art exibition day one, new life and new hope

Palm Sunday, and our valley is filled with Sunday Best Sunshine, new life surrounds us, there are dozens of lambs, ducklings, and young partridge chicks all around us. The garden is bursting with colour, and the smell of brewing coffee … Continue reading

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26.01.14 Spring, Fame at last, Operation dynamo (Dunkirk rescue) boots not made for walking.

I have an announcement to make! It’s here……………….and can be seen in our North West Norfolk Valley………………… Spring, it may not actually have sprung buts it’s on the starting block. I’ll set the scene; yesterday was a shoot day, so … Continue reading

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12.01.14. A wet France, an Xmas box from the dustmen and a new project

Our first Sunday back from Christmas in France with our daughter and her extended French family. B and I have brought  terrifying ‘French’ colds back with us. Hardly surprising as the heavens were totally engaged with reviving the water table! I … Continue reading

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09.09.13, Hat parade, Vintage wine and a bit of a hangover……….

Hat parade I’m proud to say that I had ‘done’ over a 100 metres before 7am this morning! That’s in sewing thread, appliqueing butterflies………………..watch this space…… Not much happened yesterday, that’s if you leave out the rather rowdy lunch with … Continue reading

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24.08.13. Art exhibition day nine and a very fruitful tree

Art day nine Today it is raining (hard) and France seems like a very good idea – I wonder if my daughter needs a baby-sitter, hmm…………………………………………… Here’s another tree……………….this time with a special, but much shorter, history………………. Just two years … Continue reading

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