Posted in July 2013

Lilies

Lilies

The lilies are doing well this year in the garden.  I am seduced by the cheap packs of bulbs I see in the UK after Christmas.  I haven’t really a plan of where they should go. Its easier to find a place for them in the winter when you have forgotten what other perennials you … Continue reading

Do bees have different characters?

Do bees have different characters?

On July 10, Sue posted Bird Brains maintaining that birds do have different characters – which I definitely agree with. Taking things a step further I now wonder if bees have different characters too.  I have just met a bee with attitude. I must admit that it is really “bee time” over here and I am … Continue reading

The garden in July

The garden in July

The garden in July is different this year.  The Wisteria is flowering for the second time. The blue was the first one out in May but the white one pipped it to the post this time.  Usually they have a second bloom much later so I wonder if they will bloom three times this year. … Continue reading

Gym fête

Gym fête

My biggest social event of the year is the Gym fête celebrated as a mechoui.  Our gym club meets in the old school in the village and there are three classes a week for an hour on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings.  We are about 25 – 30 members but the fête attracts more like 120 people. … Continue reading