Category Archives: herbs

Our Midlands Meander continues

Following on from my last post on the Dargle Valley,  hubby and I  ‘meandered’ along the Lions River Road – D369 – to the Curry’s Post Road and drove as far as the turn-off before Providence Country Weddings – where Elaine and … Continue reading

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The Burren, Co. Clare : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 I found this region fascinating!!!! The Burren is a vast limestone plateau in northwest County Clare  covering 500 square miles!!!!    In the 1640’s, Cromwell’s surveyor described it as ‘a savage … Continue reading

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Deep into Autumn …

… and winter rapidly approaching, I’ve been making the most of the last days of summer’s beauty.  I’ve moved all the pots containing sun loving herbs and plants (one of which is a Bay Laurel .. yay finally bought one .. now … Continue reading

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Weekly Winners :

 Love is …. … quirky smiles … 😉 ….. helping Granny … … hiding …  … surprising … … hands in pockets … … looking at plants … … lying on lawn …   … closing eyes … … reaching high … …. breaking out … Continue reading

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Weekly Winners :

Mixed bunch of photos this week … “What are you doing, Connor ?” when all went quiet one afternoon … … “washing dishes” !! … “What you doin’, Connor ?” “….washing dishes !    Bradley, you can rinse … I’ve got more … Continue reading

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Weekly Winners : 24 – 31 July

Weekly Winners on my new blog is like building a tower …   …. step by step !!!  …   … and once I reach the top .. I can look down … ..and hopefully everything will be in place …  …as it’s rather frustrating … Continue reading

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Weekly Winners : 25 – 31 October

I LOVE …. … my new fridge magnet … all the way from Ireland … a smiley fat sheep …!!! …. the smell of fresh mint in the garden … …. the teeny tiny flowers-that-look-like-little-spiders of the parsley … …. … Continue reading

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Weekly Winners : 1 – 7 March

My son always participates in the Cansa Shavathon. He has done for some years now – being a paramedic has transported very ill cancer patients to hospitals and care centres as well as visited ‘his’ patients in hospitals. Both he … Continue reading

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Weekly Winners : 22 – 28 Feb

Thyme Variegated thyme Lego farmer All fall down … Protea – our National Flower Tiny grass plaits woven between .. .. bigger grass plait woven in the middle .. Coffee …. .. or tea? The following series of photos are … Continue reading

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To leave with you … while we’re away …

.. for the weekend .. so this is my weekly winners and skywatch all rolled into one … ‘Simplicity’ rose – three images Crocosmia “No photos while I’m eating, pleeeeese!! “ SucculentParsley Jackie on the ‘jungle path’ Oh no … … Continue reading

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