Rock Shandy for a Hot Summer Day

A Rock Shandy. Ask any bartender in South Africa or Zimbabwe for one of these and he will know exactly what you want. I have struggled to find one in a UK pub, though, to be fair, it is a drink for a hot day, ideally on the beach, but the garden will do! The…

Shadows – Lily of the Valley

I have posted photos of these pretty little white flowers before. On this particular day, after a short rain shower. I noticed the shadows cast by the sun. The flower pot was in just in the right spot to catch the evening sun. It does add up to a pretty picture, especially with the rain…

Out and About at Limes Farm

A good lunch break in the sunshine at Limes Farm in Farthinghoe.
Lockdown is easing asnd the sun came out!

Squirrels and Goose at the Lake

It seems my camera gear is hardly used these days, so I took a walk recently, at our local St James Lake. The lake is just 5 minutes walk from my front door. The path around it is well established and maintained, so it really is a good place to take a walk. I have…

Lily of the Valley in the Garden

Lily of the Valley flowers in a pot in the garden. As spring moves towards summer every year this pretty little white flowers bloom in a pot in our garden. Always a welcome sight, we do watch for them to appear. In fact, this year, they have self-seeded to the point where we will need…

Misty Rose and Rosebud in the Garden Photo

Always a welcome sight when we see this pink rose flowering in our garden. It means summer is here! I have a selection of photos, over the years, of this rose. I particularly like this mist y effect, so that’s the one I have posted in my galleries. Here it is, on a slightly darker…

Al Fresco Lunch at the Pig Place

The Pig Place at Adderbury. Sitting in the sun on a great big comfortable couch in the Oxfordhire sunshine. What better way to have lunch.