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The Sound of Running Water

The gentle murmur of splashing water as it trickles from bowl to bowl ...

13/08/13

 

I have long wanted a water feature for the garden but dreams often stay as dreams.  Plug it in, pipe it up, concrete base - all reasons why somehow it isn't possible - so over the years the idea has stayed on the shelf, gathering dust but not quite going away.

On the Loose !!

The Escapees

25/07/2013

 

The little pigs were beginning to smell - as one of Barbara's visiting Aussie grandchildren informed me.  Only being butch Australians they put it much more bluntly.

 

A Change of Scene

Best Foot  Forward

11/06/2013

From the flurry of 'For Sale' signs that have gone up recently, it would appear that everyone is trying to escape from Wycomb.

This is certainly true of Henry, a tortoise with attitude who, when he is not bent on escape, resides with neighbours in the village.

A Late Spring

But today for them has been a good day and they have been out in the garden, dust bathing among the plants and sunning themselves on the lawn ...

01/06/2013

At Last the much awaited 'spring flush' has arrived and the verges alonside the local lanes have been suddenly transformed into a sea of emerald green, topped with a white froth of cow parsley and studded with the sapphire and ruby of bluebells and campion. All of this against the brilliant lime-green backdrop of the hawthorn hedges and, when it isn't raining, under the canopy of a brilliant blue sky.

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