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Glens, lochs

Highlands: le terre alte. Alte rispetto a cosa? No, non credo sia un problema solo di latitudine, quanto, soprattutto, d’altitudine. Il paesaggio delle Highlands è roccioso e spigoloso e aspro, tutto l’opposto delle Lowlands (Sud-Est della Scozia) e poi dell’Inghilterra, dolce e ondulato. 549 more words


Edin's Hall Broch

Last week Stephen took me to Edin’s Hall Broch.   He had discovered it on one of his longer walks, but I had never been there before – indeed, had never even heard of it. 1,043 more words

Stunning evening in the Shropshire Hills

It was absolutely beautiful on the Bromlow Callow last night. The sunshine and wind were invigorating, and the smell of cocpnut emanating from the gorse bushes put me in mind of a tropical beach!


The Flowers that Bloom in the Spring ...

With apologies to Messrs Gilbert & Sullivan, these flowers have everything to do with this case.

There has been a good showing of wild and garden bulbs such as Crocuses as well as other Spring flowers this year befitting from some sunny spring weather. 446 more words


Kissing is back in fashion

This is an article from JJ about a creation from a recent trip to Wales.

I love our frequent trips to The Land of my Fathers. 307 more words


Mary Oliver Praises and May Day Wishes

I feel safe with a Mary Oliver book in my hands. I feel held, understood, though the words in the slim rectangle claim, they are certain of nothing. 272 more words


The Judas tree at Kew - Cercis siliquastrum in the Mediterranean Garden - a real star performance @kewgardens

Well, I think that just about gives you every angle! This remarkable tree, Cercis siliquastrum, also known as the Judas tree, forms part of the Mediterranean Landscape at Kew Gardens and is just about at its best just now. 129 more words

Spring Garden