It would be hard to miss that London is hosting the Olympic Games this year. It is mentioned daily in the papers and the news, whether it’s TV or radio. The build-up has been going on for what feels like months and I, for one, will be quite pleased when it is over. I … Continue reading The Day I Glimpsed the Olympic Torch
Here we are, the middle of July, and it is still raining! Occasionally the sun has broken through and when that happens it is really quite warm and actually feels like summer. My garden is like a bog, the lawn squelches when I walk on it and there is lying water on the flower beds. … Continue reading Garden Bloggers Bloom Day – 15 July 2012
This year was the 19th annual garden weekend at Parham House and Garden near Pulborough in West Sussex. I went along this morning, Sunday, on the second day with my two pals, Kate and Shan. We arrived with boots and waterproofs, ready for whatever the weather was going to throw at us. When … Continue reading Sunshine and Showers at Parham’s Garden Weekend
The garden is looking like a war zone at the moment. It has come under attack from the weather and garden pests. How can something no bigger than your thumb, and frequently only the size of your nail, cause so much destruction? Easy, they have avaricious appetites, come out to play when it's wet … Continue reading Utter Destruction!
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Here we are another Tuesday. There were very few people on the platform this morning, seems there is no rhyme or reason to passenger numbers. Is there a holiday about? First thing that hit me this morning, was the tinny music emanating from a headset and echoing throughout the carriage. I've had a look around and … Continue reading Tuesday Train Travel Thoughts