View From The Conservatory


I was both astounded and disappointed to discover that my last “View” was posted just over a year ago. I know that we have been busy and there have been other more recent posts. Admittedly, the conservatory has been rebuilt and we did take off to Australia for three months followed by a month in… Continue reading View From The Conservatory

Desert Rose, Frangipani and Hibiscus


Son-in-law Steve loves his garden and in particular he specialises in Frangipanis, Hibiscus and Desert Roses. I love them all but my favourites are the Frangipanis which are not only beautiful to look at but all have the most gorgeous and varied scents. Here is a sample of the blooms from his garden.      … Continue reading Desert Rose, Frangipani and Hibiscus

Limousin, France – Day 5 Evening


Finding ourselves back at the gite, a little earlier than we expected, a couple of us decided to go for a walk up into  La Porcherie. The gite is situated in a very quiet corner of a very quiet village so we were able to stroll the lanes with no concerns about traffic. Here are… Continue reading Limousin, France – Day 5 Evening

Spring Show


Springtime has to be one of the best times of the year. Nature showing all her best bits. Have just driven past thousands, if not millions, of beautiful Pansy’s, Primula’s, Daffodils and Magnolia Tree blooms. So here is a small contribution from our front garden. Had to snap the back view because they were just… Continue reading Spring Show