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    May in pictures

      :: sowing seeds : visiting Owen and came across this elephant armour from the Powis collection in Leeds! : the cut flower patch is growing :: :: finishing the downstairs skirting : a trip to local bluebell woods : preparing for another land speed record :: :: putting in posts for a new log shed : the garden blooms…

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      The old apple tree in the churchyard is smothered in beautiful pink blossom. Image of the Week #186

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    Last week I had a lovely evening with the ladies of Bwlch-y-Cibau WI, sharing the story of our family’s restoration journey of Christ Church (followed by judging the ‘garden flower competition and delicious tea and cake!)  Bwlch-y-Cibau WI’s post on Facebook

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      The copper beech tree in Powis Park is coming into leaf. The contrast with the fresh green leaves of the oak, visible from the churchyard, catches my eye every day at this time of year.  Image of the Week #184

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    Spring in the Secret Garden

        It has been a little while since I last went into the ‘Secret Garden’, having been busy in the allotment. Wandering around it with my camera in the morning sunshine was delightful as it was starting to be full of colour! Oh how my eyes have missed it! Last autumn I planted a handful of tulips which I…

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    In pictures

       :: the first snow : part of the Apse restoration : blue tits nesting in the wall :: :: studying pew graffiti : precious moments : preparing skirting :: :: plum blossom in the allotment : after-school wanderings : marshmallow toasting after much hard work :: Previous ‘In Pictures’ here