Category Archives: Art

December Celebrations

For those with birthday, anniversary or other potential (non-Christmas) celebrations in December or other winter extremes of the year and who choose to go out for the day or away like we have just done will generally accept that the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Thinking Space

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Hidden Gems

I am sure there are hidden gems in most places, so when you are visiting somewhere new it is helpful to have a recommendation from a local resident – in our case the local resident was Janet of Plantaliscious who, … Continue reading

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Curious Corners and Forgotten Follies

I realised when preparing my End of Month View yesterday that not only do I focus on the same views each month (by design) but that by doing this there are some areas which tend not to be photographed at … Continue reading

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The Spirit of the Garden

For those wondering about the ribbons, the wait is over – they have combined with the trellis and twisting jasmine stems to make an abstract art installation. The Spirit of the Garden takes both natural and man-made elements and blends … Continue reading

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Battle Zone

Alas, the military campaign continues, and despite lifting the edges of the liner where¬† exposed yesterday the water level of the stream still dropped rapidly, although perhaps not quite as quickly as before. There must therefore be a leak somewhere, … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The Art of Gardening

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Wordless Wednesday – ‘Sno Words

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Well if you will go out with no clothes on…

There has been such a lot of talk about the weather in the blogging community today, as everywhere else, and as always it has been interesting to compare progress of the snow across the UK. It started here in the … Continue reading

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Take a Leaf….

We took advantage of some free tickets for The Craft Show at the NEC today, although the price hike for car parking hardly made them free (now ¬£10 – be warned). I haven’t been before and although there were some … Continue reading

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