Our Scottish Wanderlust continues….. Journeying south from Perthshire, visual treats unfold as we took the path beside Loch Lomond to the West Coast of Ayreshire. Beautiful Killin falls … a ‘must stop’ photo opportunity with morning mist hanging over the craggy rocks. Lakeside stops … & shores of Loch Lomond Driving through picturesque landscapes affords… Continue reading Scottish Wanderlust….Falls, Gardens, & Lakeside
How can you make someones life better today? This morning I received a lovely card with beautiful thoughts from a dear friend. She has been suffering stoically with illness for many years now ….but as with other close friends and family who have endured illness and poor health, what has been given to us is… Continue reading Giving & Sharing
Gates are those entry and exit points that welcome or deter you, peek your interest or just make a statement in the surrounding streetscape. On my regular walk the other day I snapped a few gates which reflected period charm and practicality. I rather like the detail and cut out motif complimenting this one A… Continue reading Gates
How lovely is the Hebe flower, a spike of dozens of little flowers that cluster to perfection. I remember this plant as a child …. I don’t think it appealed to me much then, but now I love to be greeted by this hardy shrub. Once established they are so easy to care for and… Continue reading Hebe Beauty!
My Lavender Harvest: When I was setting out my garden I chose warm sunny borders to plant english lavender. This is the best lavender to harvest for culinary and potpouri use. Now mature, it took a couple of years for it to start to ‘hedge’ with regular clipping in Summer and Autumn. In winter it… Continue reading Lavender Harvest