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
A quick way to impress your guests! Recently my friend Une came for morning tea …. we haven’t caught up for such a long time so I needed something quick and easy to prepare so that we could spend all of our time chatting! Start with 1 sheet of puff pastry .. thawed Cut into… Continue reading Apple Pastries
The beautiful gem, ‘Labassa’ stands proudly in Caulfield Melbourne. Its history is rich and full …. many have called this grand lady home. Fortunately Labassa has been spared from the wrecking ball and now in the care of the National Trust, its walls speak to inquisitive visitors. The joy is in the detail ….. room… Continue reading Labassa, Textures, Tiles & Friezes
6 days in Stresa on Lake Maggiori …. magic! If you are in Italy to unwind there is no better place …. here water laps the mountain shadows, Borromean islands share their garden splendour and majestic history …and Switzerland is a half hour by ferry! And my favourite photo of all time …. spring daffodils… Continue reading Stresa de-stress!
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
Driving through Perthshire you can appreciate all the descriptions you have ever read. Lush pasture, rolling hills, rushing rivers, meandering streamlets and heather clad moors at the foot of the highlands … and then there is the mist which hangs over the morning sun drift. If you are close enough you can chat with pheasants,… Continue reading Mist & Moors Scottish Wanderlust
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