Friends , Roses and Favourites

After a week of birthday celebrations with friends and family it was time to stop and literally smell the roses that are in their full glory in my garden. Roses have always been a great love of mine , both for their beauty and perfume and for the history of the heritage roses. The pale pink rose behind me is…
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An Anniversary, A Birthday and More Flowers

This week is a reminder of how quickly time flies. Tomorrow is my 66th. birthday and I have now been blogging for six years. I started the blog to celebrate my 60th. birthday and quite frankly as a challenge to myself. At the time my computer skills were rather limited, so things started slowly and the original layout was pretty…
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More Spots and Gardenfest

I really am having a thing for spots this Spring . I wore this stone and black jacket last Saturday to attend Gardenfest at Entally House . Although truth be told it was covered with a coat most of the day as it was cold with intermittent rain . Gardenfest is an annual event held in the grounds of historical…
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Flowers and Family Time

November is a special time of year in our family , a month of many birthday celebrations, starting  with our little grandson , Harry, who celebrates his first birthday . It seems hard to believe that it is a year since he arrived , where has the time gone?  It still seems like yesterday that we received the email telling…
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Black and Art Deco

Black always a perennial favourite of mine , so when I spied this Rundholz cotton sleeveless dress earlier in the year I knew it would slide beautifully into my wardrobe. I have been itching to wear it since the beginning of Spring but other than a few days last week it really has been way too cool. Today I gave…
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