A bloggy thing – but one day I’ll be thankful to have this to look back on
Where we went: Lansallos, Lerryn, Lanreath, Pelynt. Not all of which have found their way into this month’s posts, but they’ll turn up eventually Continue reading “April round-up: what we did, where we went”
I’m a fair-weather gardener and we’ve not had a lot of fair weather this month
Time and weather have been stacked against me this month. There’s so much to do in general, plus I’m a fair-weather gardener and we’ve not had a lot of fair weather this month. Also of course, they do say (whoever ‘they’ might be) that it’s best to live with a garden for a full year before making any changes. Not sure how well I’ll manage to follow that advice… Continue reading “April in the Garden: making a start”
And so April gave me what must surely be her last hurrah: a pin-sharp, vibrant morning to remember
As I climbed up the stairs not long after dawn this morning I knew from the quality of the light it would be bright and frosty. And it was – in spades! It was a stupendous morning! Continue reading “The View from Here: April’s last Hurrah”
… one thing remains constant: the weather may be mercurial but the view from here is always entrancing
As I sat here, early this morning, it hailed. Great chunks of ice clattering down. But at least we haven’t had snow, like many parts of the country. Although snow would have been nice now I think about it… Continue reading “The View from Here: capricious April”
I’m imagining a large, naturalistic hazel … bearing a mass of catkins in the early spring…
The bank is the first thing to greet you as you turn into Highfield. Continue reading “April in the Garden: welcoming banks”
What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare?
There’s been plenty of domestic bird activity for me to watch lately. Spring-time is a busy period in the avian calendar.
As April reached the three-quarter point I was charmed by a pair of house sparrows, Continue reading “Birds on the Balcony: front row seats”
The view from here is filled with promise
Monday: I like Mondays! Monday is the beginning of my week and I love beginnings of all kinds: great or small; humdrum, life-changing or complete one-offs. Continue reading “The View from Here: beginnings”