June 30th – look back or forward?

Well, I like to do both. The picture today is of our calendar. Each year I create a calendar which has photos of a year ago in that month. As we hit 100 days in lockdown (in the UK), and say goodbye to June, I reflect on last year’s trip to Scotland from the calendarContinue reading “June 30th – look back or forward?”

June 23rd – Memories of people passed

Whilst cutting the lawn in the front my eye caught our lovely fuchsias. The detail on the flower heads always amazes me, especially in the sunshine and always makes me think of the late Mother-in-law. She loved her garden and a lot of the fuchsias come from cuttings of her plants from North Devon. WheneverContinue reading “June 23rd – Memories of people passed”

June 28th – Festivals

Like so many others, we are missing live music due to Covid-19. Today’s picture is one dug out from the archives which I hope captures the atmosphere at Glastonbury, where we should have been today. Although we have been watching the BBC’s archives of Glastonbury on the TV, it isn’t quite the same. The vastContinue reading “June 28th – Festivals”

June 26th – Harvest time

Our cherry tree is absolutely loaded this year. The cherries are a tad tart, but still tasty. I grabbed a kilo this year and left the rest for our feathered friends. Now to decide what to do with them….. Cherry Gin Liquor, Cherry brandy or maybe a tart….Although, I could do the booze route andContinue reading “June 26th – Harvest time”

June 21st – Birthday

A short post today as I rack up another digit on the age abacus. My wife and I agreed not to buy  presents because if we want anything, it is ordered and usually arrives the following day. My favourite present is presence. Seeing friends and family, and making memories are priceless gifts for me. MyContinue reading “June 21st – Birthday”