Always a favourite place to stop, look, and just breathe. Sheep, deer, constantly changing light…
Saw these today on a trip out. It was cold and raw, but these tulips made me forget that for a moment. So… just because they’re tulips!
It was beautiful in the Peak District this afternoon. Beautiful but cold. No flowers, no birdsong. Yet.
Seen yesterday. And now I feel that spring is close.
It’s been a tough week. So when I ventured into the garden this morning to hang washing out, I was heartened to see that the first snowdrops had appeared.
A small yellow flower had just pipped them to the post though; I think it’s a double primula. It looks a bit bedraggled and sorry for itself, but the colour is startling and most welcome in all the gloom!
And here’s another snowdrop picture, taken this afternoon in Derbyshire. Just because I like them!
Recovery continues: today I ventured outside to tackle the
I planted some allium bulbs, which have been hanging around the house for some weeks. It seems terribly late, but I hope to salvage something from them. When I’d finished, my fingers felt as if they’d turned to steel!
The photographs were taken at Alnwick Castle Gardens last year. A wonderful place for ideas and inspiration!
Finding my feet again after a fearsome flu-type virus.
Hoping for a happy and peaceful New Year – for everyone!