To raise our spirits I mean. The unusually warm Spring and Summer last year certainly made the lockdown easier to bear. This year we are gradually coming out of a lockdown and I get my second jab this coming Saturday. This year Spring is much later. Just think on this 12th April last year it… Read More Last Year we had Spring this year we have the Vaccine!
Except for the book post, which was unusual, this month was a good mix of the things I tend to write posts about. Crochet of course: in the form of the start of working on a new bookmark pattern. Cooking: some ‘healthy’ cookies. Quite a bit of photography concerning an outing to Chessel Bay and… Read More Monthly Montage – March
I am still busy joining the hexagons and have got about half way so i may have something to show you in a couple of weeks. In the meantime my indoor world has changed from Winter to Spring. Winter to Spring. and the outside world is full of flowers. Just some very quick photos. to… Read More From Winter to Spring
I can definitely recommend this Daphne for given you a boost this time of year. Not sure what it’s exact name is. I can see it from the sitting room when lying on my settee and it is scented too! You have t go outside to catch the scent of course. Look at all those… Read More February Flowers
Recently, having gone out to put together a montage of the July flowers in my garden and comparing what I had seen on other people’s Instagrams I realised that my garden far from being a riot of colour was just mainly Green. Doesn’t look too bad there but if you look round. I have two… Read More My Green Garden
Yesterday when I was out in my garden I noticed how interesting the leaves on my Lenten Rose were. I don’t think I have ever seen them so beautiful. Nearby the leaves of the pulmonaria are also amazing. There seem to be two sorts. A blotchy sort. and a spotty sort. The leaves of the… Read More Leaves can be interesting too
This is mainly about clematis and they were taken a few days ago when it was still sunny. There is more of the Lemon Dream they are so dainty and here they are seen from below. At the other end of the garden my Diana’s Delight clematis has started to flower. Interestingly they have different… Read More More from the Garden
At least it seems to be doing so in my garden. It’s also springing on Southampton Common but I feel more comfortable just taking mental photographs when I go for my daily exercise. My apple tree is now in full glorious blossoming. Apple blossom is so lovely when it is there in abundance. One of… Read More Spring has Sprung
The next succulent I decided to try was called Little Mouse. It is made from these two yarns held together: Rowan Kidsilk Haze and Scheepjes Alpaca Rhythm. And I still have this much left and weighing it on my kitchen balance scales I can’t even calculate how much it took, it is so little. Foolishly,… Read More A Little Mouse’s tale.
My view of the garden when I sit in the corner behind the apple tree! The blossom is beginning to open. And a smaller ‘arty’ version. Which do you prefer? The rose I showed you as a bud Has opened And look closer And indoors some daisies from flowers my son bought me.