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Out & About on Thursday

This may be a lengthy post, so perhaps you might like to make yourself a cup of tea or coffee now, and then we can settle down together while we go out and about in Torbay.  The above, which I took from the car, is of Anstey’s Cove, Torquay – more …

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Lazy Days

  At last! The leaves are emerging on our walnut tree.  I love it when this happens because they are not green at first. That happens a week or so later, but for one week in the year, the leaves are the colour of a Cox’s Orange Pippin apple, a …

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Sunshine, Flowers and a New Lipstick

I said I would transfer the spray carnations to something more suitable than the tall cut-glass vase, and here they are in a blue & white jug (yet another inherited piece.)  I think they look much better even if the colour blue is nowhere else to be seen!  A contrast …

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Mainly Flowers

I took this photograph early on Saturday just before I switched on the television to watch the build up (as the TV people refer to it) to the royal wedding.  These freesias are now fully open and look so pretty.  Yesterday, I put the two small ‘salts’ close to them, …

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For Fans of Barry

Hello, Everyone, Barry-the-dog here.  I told Grandma I was ready for my close up and she quickly whipped out her camera.  I’m surprised she didn’t have it ready, she had to scramble through all kinds of bits and pieces in her bag while I stood there, patiently waiting. I am …

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Bless the Bride

St George’s Chapel, Windsor, 19th May 2018, for the wedding of HRH Prince Henry of Wales to Ms Meghan Markle In the 1950s there was a popular musical called Bless the Bride, and I recall one of the songs being This is my Lovely Day … and yesterday it was …

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By Dawn’s Early Light

Oh, how I love the early mornings in spring. There is special quality to the light but perhaps it just seems like that after all those dull winter days when it never really gets properly light, when, as I’ve often said, it looks like twenty past four in the afternoon …

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A Busy Wednesday

Our first job of the day was a visit to our GP’s surgery for husband’s 6-monthly diabetes review. He was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes a few years ago and in his case it’s age-related rather than obesity-related. Indeed, he’s a very slim guy, there’s not an ounce of fat …

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