Category Archives: Gardens

Autumn comes but once a year….

Up until last week autumn hadn’t really happened. Yes some of the trees were turning but not as many as there should be by now. (My measure of this is personal experience so not very scientific I know.) Now, oh … Continue reading

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A few Days in the Garden….

  Another period of immobility – getting old is a real pain!   So nothing more to do than to pass the time of day in the garden.

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New Season…New Camera…

Autumn is the season to buy a new camera…well at least that is what I seem to do.   Early days, it arrived this morning, but it certain shows promise.

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Continuing a theme….

  I know, I know, I getting to be a real bore but one last time.  These images were captured on a camera that most of the talking heads on the Internet wouldn’t be seen dead with – I don’t … Continue reading

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15 Minutes by the Climbing Rose….

  I always find that I am fighting a losing battle trying to capture bees – especially with my antiquated equipment.   Hoverflies on the other hand are far more obliging.

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How to Kill the Buzz…

So two weeks in and what little reserve of fun I had has totally evaporated.   Every day around 4pm I hit the UK Covid dashboard for the latest figures on just how the infection in Leicester is doing and I … Continue reading

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I Hate the Summer….

I know this is a very unpopular view to hold but it is true I don’t like the summer (Please excuse the hyperbole in the title.).  I really don’t like the way it gets very sticky and humid (I’m sure … Continue reading

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An Appointment with MTV…

  There was a time when MTV ruled the musical roost.  Oh those heady 1980’s when there was such a muzz about the place when Thriller was released.  How things have changed and yet possibly the same – we may … Continue reading

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Garden Bound….

  After all the excitement of actually getting out and enjoying the spring weather it was back to the garden.

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Garden, Garden….

Some time ago we decided to give the garden a major make over.  It took several  years to finally get the garden the way we wanted it but now, with all of us in lockdown, the time and money have … Continue reading

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