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First impressions of the Nikon J5

Having battled with the dilemma of getting a small mirror less camera for the last few months I’ve finally caved in and bought the Nikon J5. 190 more words


Top 10 Reasons to Love Verbascums!

Do you grow Verbascums? If you haven’t yet, it’s totally understandable as you rarely see them in front yard gardens, you never see them in garden centers, they’re not sold by the branded plant companies, they don’t bloom in 4″ pots and are rarely sold in gallon containers. 1,022 more words

Cottage Gardens

Unusual Post Office Perennial Borders in France

Not only is the architecture of this post office building in France a bit unusual and somewhat reminiscent of a ship with the round windows, but it has some stunning mixed borders in its front “garden”.



Walking and conversation seem to go hand in hand. Inspired conversation, thoughts from deep within, the longer the walk the deeper the conversation.

I think I could write an interesting memoir of outstanding walks I have taken with others, during which togetherness was not only shared but settled tenderly into the landscape of memory. 232 more words


Playing With Cottage Garden Style

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One of the things I like to do in my down time—the little bit that I have—is spend time tending to our new cottage-styled garden. 247 more words

On Life

In an English Country Garden

Early Afternoon 8th June 2015

To be happy for a minute; a kiss.

To be happy for an hour; drink wine until your head spins. 42 more words

A Jaunt Into The West Country