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Watercolour skies

On Saturday, we decided to switch up our evening routine and went out for our walk after we had our dinner instead of before. This turned out to be a brilliant idea because we set out for our walk right around sunset time. 78 more words

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Lavenders Blue Dilly Dilly ...

Quite intoxicating .

Stood in the middle of row upon row of the deepest hue of lavender I’ve seen for some time I breathed in … listened to the incredible hum of bees …and thought ahh what a wonderful way to spend a few sultry hours of this Summer afternoon taking pictures here in The Cotswold Lavender Co growing fields … 281 more words


After the storm

(This is the third part of a story; the first part is Before the rain comes and the second part is Summer rain, if you’d like to catch up.) 197 more words

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Summer rain

(The first part of this story is here: Before the rain comes.)

So the sky turned an ominous grey and it got really dark. The Boy and I started walking faster through this little valley we were in to try and reach a wooded area ahead. 261 more words

Before the rain comes

The other day, The Boy and I decided to visit Woodstock which I’m sure by now you know is one of my favourite small towns. It was a day of rain and sunshine but according to the weather forecast there would be two or three hours of pleasant sunshine in the afternoon. 281 more words

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Wakehurst Place

Wakehurst PlaceA magnificent Elizabethan mansion built in 1590 by Sir Edward Culpeper surrounded by 188 hectares (465 acres) of country estate and gardens in West Sussex, Wakehurst is also home to the Millennium Seed Bank Collection and Exhibition and is linked to the famous Kew Gardens in London.

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