Going to make a montage for November I realised that I do not have ones for either September or October. Now these montages are made as much for myself as for others because they are an excellent way to find out when I made a particular thing. So I decided to fill in the missing… Read More Missing Montages
Breisach The next day was Sunday and maybe it was as a result of the cold/chest infection that had started a week previously but I did not feel at my best. I was therefore content to just wander. I had not expected to be able to go to church on the Sunday however we were… Read More Rhine Cruise – Breisach and Titisee
We were nearer the windows on the way back. After leaving Lucerne we drove through the Bernese Oberland. We stopped and ate our packed lunch then boarded a train to travel up to the mountains. It was hard to take photographs of this journey because of the movement and where we were sitting but I include… Read More Rhine Cruise – the mountains.
After having arrived in Basel the next morning we were taken by coach to Lucerne. This is the first sight we saw. We wandered through a busy market. I thought it was a shame we would be fed so well that there was no point in buying anything.Then Catherine and I decided to cross the… Read More Rhine Cruise – Lucerne
In June there was knitting, crochet and photography. No loaves of bread though. Not to say I am not continuing to make such things. For knitting: it was a tutorial on my method of doing kitchener stitch, the cardigan I am knitting in 4 ply and a baby cardigan I was finally able to complete.… Read More Monthly Montage – June
During the last month I finished some knitting and some crochet. For crochet I showed you my colour choice for a new blanket and the actual yarn I ended up buying. I also showed you my finished Slow Granny Ripple blanket. As to knitting, I showed you the rainbow fairy coat and hat that I… Read More Monthly Montage – May
Well actually I think it may be a moth. The other day I was just walking to the Post Office to post a parcel when I noticed a splash of colour on the edge of the road. Not having my camera with me I took out my phone and got as close as I could… Read More Unusual Butterfly
I went on the regular Southampton Common Health Walk this week and we extended the walk to go and see the wild orchids. As you can see they are quite small but beautiful none the less. here are some close ups. and and As you can see there is quite a variety of colouring on… Read More Wild Orchids
I don’t have much to harvest in my garden but one of the things I grow is garlic. I plant it in the autumn at bulb planting time. Just a few cloves from my normal kitchen store. Normally it is ready to dig up in mid June but this year when I finally got out… Read More Harvest time!
It is amazing to think that it is now the end of April. With various concerns I feel as if much of the last few months has passed me by. My apple tree has blossomed and the blossom has gone. Not much this year so not many apples to look forward to. My clematis on… Read More Monthly Montage – April