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A Calm ......between the Storms

Overnight low temperatures had certainly brought about a change in the colour of the Bracken.

The Meteorological Office predicted that after the first wave from Gonzalo we would have a period of calm, may be a couple of hours and possibly with some sunshine, prior to the second battering of gales and rain…..and they were spot on. 166 more words


Stripped........Nearly Bare

Gusty winds overnight have stripped some trees. Poplar and Sycamore seem to be those that have succumbed more than others. The stand of Poplar above were full of leaf yesterday and the Sycamore below are now more branch and twig than leaves today…. 74 more words


Nice to be Home......especialy when the sun shines

After our trip away, which we did enjoy immensely despite some very inclement weather, it was equally nice to be back home. With the sun shining it was an even bigger bonus for this mornings walk round the lake and through the woods. 171 more words


Autumn and tweed

I do’t know what it is, whenever the first autumnal rains start to appear, and the first auburn and gold leaves fill our pathway, I turn to tweed. 201 more words

Young at Heart

Sometime between giggling my way through my first bath since the 5th grade and happily electing to eat prunes at breakfast, Sarah and I realized that there was something a little off off about her birthday weekend. 724 more words

Exploring Herefordshire……in Rain and Shine! (Part Four)

A Great Oak on the Berrington Hall Estate.

Much to our surprise and delight the sun broke through in the late afternoon. Late as it was it did give us time to enjoy just a few highlights of the Walled Garden in its late summer colours and part of the Parkland that immediately surrounds the Hall. 65 more words