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My birthday and Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Hello everyone, I almost want to say, “welcome to my annual RBG Kew post!” But it’s true. On my birthday it’s traditional for us to visit Kew and, in all of England, there’s no other place I’d rather be. I get absolutely giddy walking…

July 15, 2017

Cooking and painting in my vintage painting box on this rainy day

And that was summer!…is not what we want to think round here, but overnight the lovely weather has broken and in came a day of torrential downpours. It’s actually a good thing because the garden needs it. This was our view almost all day.…

July 11, 2017

Hello from Sunday night which turned into a Monday post again

Hello from the Monday after a very quiet and maybe even boring weekend at home. (But you know what? Exactly what I needed.) Our weekend turned into a dealing with various car projects weekend. Robert drove my Land Rover out from under cover and…

July 10, 2017

Oxford day

I had one pill of my travel probiotics left and needed to make a trip into Oxford to the larger health food store to buy some more. I stopped in our market town at the small health food store earlier in the week, but…

July 7, 2017

Back home in Oxfordshire

Hello everyone, I’m back in OXON with Robbie and took a few days to recover, adjust and flip into UK living. Look at this little guy! Theo is so much bigger and so much gentler. Robert has him so incredibly well trained and disciplined.…

July 7, 2017

The travel journal

Hi everyone, I spent a happy hour photographing my June travel journal for you…just in case it’s of any interest. Do you remember me making this late May? Well, I’ve been chronicling my days here with drawings, collage, snipets of this and found bits…

June 29, 2017