Simple achievements

Today I put clean covers on everyone’s beds, as well as doing a bunch of washing, doing quite a lot of (secret) crochet, and taking my daughter to her riding lesson. May not sound much but I’m exhausted now, especially after poor sleep and feeling a bit icky today. So I am feeling proud of…… Continue reading Simple achievements

Anemone

Today contained a fair bit of pain and bone-tiredness, but it also contained moments of joy. One of these was looking at plants with my daughter in a shop in town. We walked out into the outside area where the plants are and pretty much the first thing I saw was an Anemone! Just the…… Continue reading Anemone

Creatures of Compton Acres

Yesterday’s tiny caterpillar wasn’t the only creature spotted at Compton Acres. There sadly weren’t any dragonflies or damselflies around, probably because it was a little cooler and not their ideal conditions, but there were other creatures to be found. First this Hoverfly who seems to be rubbing its hands (legs) in glee about something, like…… Continue reading Creatures of Compton Acres

Cyclamen Spirals

I hadn’t noticed before how Cyclamen flowers emerge on a curled up stem which unfurls a bit like ferns do. While we were at Compton Acres on Saturday I was photographing a lovely patch of Cyclamen and found the curly stems very cute and appealing. I really must get some Cyclamen for my garden!