Posted in November 2012

November Walking

November Walking

Back from the UK, away from the motorways, I was keen to get back on our well-trodden paths. But three weeks away and you can forget to pick up the things you need for a walk.  We often pass through the village and I have several friends I talk to and who expect a “Markie” … Continue reading

My first visit to an English beekeeper

My first visit to an English beekeeper

I have just returned from the U.K. where I was helping my daughter move house.  Not only are they lucky to have found a lovely house but are surrounded by extremely friendly and helpful neighbours.  The nearby neighbours all came over to welcome the newcomers and have a chat.  It was during one of the … Continue reading

November in the Garden

November in the Garden

After three weeks with the family in the U.K. I returned to survey the garden. Some plants have definitely decided it is autumn. Others are hanging in and pretending its still summer. My Liquidamabar is still growing and looking healthy even though I moved it last year.  I bought it before I realised it did … Continue reading

A drop of blood on the lace

A drop of blood on the lace

Back in July I took a photograph of a wild carrot flower (Daucus carota) that had one red flowerlet in the flower head. I loved to see the rebel standing out amongst all of the pure white wild carrot flowers.  I kept my eye out for more variation in the sea of pure white heads. My … Continue reading