Spent a fortune at the garden centre the other day. Thought I had bought enough plants to fill an empty flower bed – they filled about a third of it. […]
I bought this Arum Lily to go on the edge of the garden near to the river. I have lost 2 others just like this, and countless other plants, when […]
I really like the Hipstamatic app on the iPhone. This is my ‘seaside’ window sill in the conservatory which includes amongst other things, my lighthouse, a driftwood box, a boat […]
These are the shopping bags I keep in my handbag – got to think of the environment. They are called Turtlebags – so called as by using them in preference […]
I’ve had this orchid plant for about three years now and it just keeps on flowering – despite or because of me neglecting it. These seem to be the only […]
I saw this very freaky looking plant down by the river when I was walking the pooch yesterday. I couldn’t get close to look at it closely but I think […]
I collect things I find on the beach. These are from beaches all over the world…I always have a pocket full of pretty shells, pebbles, driftwood…
This was an experiment. I was trying to achieve the lovely blurred background effect using a shallow depth of field. This one works really well. It seems almost magical somehow. […]
A poppy from the garden. Click a couple of times to see the amazing complexity of this flower in detail.
I’m not very good at gardening so I am naturally drawn to plants that thrive on benign neglect. I discovered this peony struggling underneath a rampant rosemary bush last year […]
Home from Switzerland in time to see this gorgeousness in the garden…
This is a scan of an old photograph. No time to go out taking new ones as I am going to Zurich for a week and need to finish off […]
We have very literary graffiti here in Bridport. I love that someone came along later and corrected the spelling…..dictionary much?
I always mean to have a go at making elderflower cordial or elderflower champagne but never get round to it…maybe this year. Click to enlarge image.