Black and White

Black and white is always a favourite of mine. It can be stripes, spots, checks or just blocks of contrast, I really don`t care. Yesterday, on a mild but very windy day, (note the windswept hair), my husband and I drove to Barnboogle Lost Farm for lunch. Barnboogle is a golf course set amongst the dunes parallel to the beach.…
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Cream and some Tulips

I`m late, I`m late for a very important date to quote the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland. Normally I post on Monday but life and lousy weather intervened, so better late than never. Today the sun shone and the winds had disappeared so time for a visit to the garden to see what is flowering . I discovered these…
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TRADITION CONTINUED

The women in my family have always been very keen gardeners. My sister and I have continued this tradition, each of us in our own way. Our late mother was a very talented gardener, we both have fond memories of the garden we enjoyed as children filled with beautiful, perfumed flowers. Mum was also  a life member of the local…
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Winter Revisted

Spring has arrived in all her brilliant glory here in the Southern Hemisphere. As much as I am looking forward to Spring/Summer dressing I will miss my winter wardrobe . I have always loved the somewhat dressier clothing of winter. Time for a recap of some of my favourites from this winter. This red coat dress worn  over black pants…
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Blooming In Spring

One of the joys of Spring for me is seeing the garden come to life. A magnolia tree in full bloom signalling the arrival of spring in spectacular fashion. Making the most of a warm spring day, enjoying natures gifts. Today is Fathers Day, remembering my father and celebrating today with a great Dad, my husband John. This week also…
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