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Foliage in the country lanes – April 3rd 2020 Whilst we are confined to #StayAtHome I will be posting photos from around my house and garden to hopefully cheer us all up.

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Baa – March 2020   Whilst we are confined to #StayAtHome I will be posting photos from around my house and garden to hopefully cheer us all up.

Six on Saturday | Welcome to BST

I make no apologies for the number of tulip photos you will see this week. The first few photos are of tulips grown in pots in previous years that have come back again this year, proving that although tulips prefer a cold spell over winter and a hot baking summer, sometimes you are lucky enough…

cornwall in colours: orange

Tulipa ‘Orange Emperor’  are old bulbs which I planted in the raised herb bed in 2016. They were gorgeous in spring 2017, but only a few appear each spring since. This year I have five lovely flowers in one clump, but only one flower and several leaves in another. Tulipa “Orange Emperor” – March 23…

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Colours in the country lanes – March 23 2020 Whilst we are confined to #StayAtHome I will be posting photos from around my house and garden to hopefully cheer us all up.

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On Saturday the sky was a little hazy around us, though not so much where we live. When the sun began to set I noticed that instead of the usual glare through my windows it was blood red. I know the photograph doesn’t show that too well as obviously the camera lens doesn’t see what…

Six on Saturday | Bye Bye March

A walk around my garden this week in sunshine! Yay! It’s been a weird week. Being told to #StayAtHome makes me feel a bit jittery, even though that is my norm so much so that some people could call me a recluse. But it is a different kettle of fish choosing to stay at home…

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The new spring gorse is flowering right now and it is lovely – such a bright and vibrant golden-yellow. Common gorse is a large, evergreen shrub, covered in needle-like leaves and distinctive, coconut-perfumed, yellow flowers during the spring and summer. You will find it on the windy, open moors all around the UK. And when…

Raindrops on tulips…

is one of MY favourite things. Hope these have brought a little joy into your world today.

escape to the country

Squelch clank rattle bang beep, beep, beep, beep, beep clang. hiss rumble bellow squeal uff-er, uff-er, uff-uff-uff-errrrrrr slam. baa belch thud bump bleat, bleat, bleat stomp. Did someone say it was quiet in the countryside? ~wander.essence~ poetry