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…

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…

Summertime – Flowers and Bees

Summertime. In the countryside. On a sunny day. Just sit back and listen to the buzzing of the bees as the flit from flower to flower collections pollen. I was there with my camera (Lumix TZ100).

Summer Flowers

A couple of brightly coloured summer flowers. These can be purchased on my photography site.

Tenby Holiday

So a week ago we “crossed the border” into Wales over the Severn Bridge (old one), arriving at Tenby in ti me to have a drink on the beach  before heading for a fish and chips dinner. Tenby is on the Pembrokeshire coast of Wales. Tenby is an interesting place. With early records traced to…

Reflections in the Canal

Reflections in the Oxford canal one summer evening. We talk a walk in the beautiful weather, and captured some good photos.