The Alphabet Photography Project X is for Xanthic

The Alphabet Photography Project X is for Xanthic

Week 24 of PODcast‘s linky The Alphabet Photography Project and this week we are up to X. Always a joy to reach this letter!  Last year I was a smarty pants and went for  Xenodochium don’t you know. What on earth to pick this year? Well, I obviously resorted to google… Continue reading »

Green fingered Monkey

Green fingered Monkey

We had some successes in the garden last year and some disasters!  Monkey grew some lovely cucumbers, our apple tree gave us our first 4 home-grown apples and we had wonderful sunflowers again.  But not everything in Monkey’s garden grew.  We gave him part of our garden to turn into… Continue reading »

The Alphabet Photography Project Y is for Yellow #alphabetphoto

The Alphabet Photography Project Y is for Yellow

Week 25 of PODcast‘s linky The Alphabet Photography Project. I can’t believe we are nearly at the end of this project – it’s been so much fun.  For a number of reasons my The Alphabet Photography Project Y is for Yellow. I love sunflowers and for the last couple of years we’ve had… Continue reading »

Van Gogh Sunflowers #MiniMasterpiece

Van Gogh Sunflowers

I’m a big fan of the work of Vincent Van Gogh in general and my parents have a print of Sunflowers in their living room in Spain.  They grow these wonderful flowers in Southern Spain, I’ve just never managed to time a visit to coincide with seeing fields of these golden blooms.  We… Continue reading »

Sunflowers

Sunflowers

I’m off to Arundel Castle today with The Soup Dragon Says and our boys, after a sleepover at their house.  So today is a photo post of our sunflowers – just a little blast of colour for you all 🙂 Have a lovely weekend 🙂

Monkey in the garden #CountryKids

Monkey in the garden

You may remember that we had a Sunflower growing competition here last year and Monkey grew his own veggies for the first time. I love seeing Monkey in the garden, he gets so excited planting things and watching them grow.  My parents would be very happy, I’m sure I wasn’t… Continue reading »