Posing - the last few days of being 4

Posing – the last few days of being 4

Ozzy turns 5 on Monday, I can hardly believe that five years have passed by so fast. When he started school he was unsettled, lacking confidence in such a large group of mainly very outgoing children. But now he’s one of the most outgoing children I know, always happy to chat to people and to approach other children he’s not met and start a conversation. He’s also a flamboyant poser – as I think…

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50. How does your garden grow?

50. How does your garden grow?

Photos from the Alpine Display Houses, RHS Wisley
Photos this week are from our trip recently to RHS Wisley. I’ve photos of the Orchids in the Glasshouse ready to roll tomorrow so today I’m sharing photos from inside and around the Alpine Display Houses, which hosts miniature beauties from around the World.

“The alpine house displays are always of the highest standard, as they are changed daily to ensure only the very best seasonal plants are…

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Our Weekend in Photos

Our Weekend in Photos

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We crammed loads into Easter weekend, making the most of the bank holiday before the hum-drum of school began again. From enjoying the sunshine, above, to discovering tadpoles in a stream on one of our favourite New Forest walks…

Tadpoles
Running ahead, keen to explore…

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Kitty was adamant that we took a photo of this butterfly…

butterfly on dandelion

And that we visit our local bluebell wood

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Naturally taking a few supplies!

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Bank Holiday Bluebells in the New Forest

Bank Holiday Bluebells in the New Forest

Bluebells near Lyndhurst in the New Forest.It’s that time of the year again, only a bit earlier than usual, bluebells are transforming forest floors into carpets of purple and we’ve been out enjoying them.Bank Holiday Monday, blue skies, t-shirt weather and a forest amble with blankets of bluebells – what’s not to love?

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Bluebells near Lyndhurst in the New Forest.

Below  I explain how to visit these bluebells,located near to Lyndhurst in the New Forest without having to park in…

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Favourite Photo this week – young giraffe at ZSL Whipsnade

For our favourite photo taken this week we all sat down and looked through the 500 + photos taken on our trip to ZSL Whipsnade this week with…

Favourite Photo this week – young giraffe at ZSL Whipsnade

For our favourite photo taken this week we all sat down and looked through the 500 + photos taken on our trip to ZSL Whipsnade this week with…

The end of the holidays

The end of the holidays

MinisaurusIt’s been a wonderful Easter holidays and we’re all feeling more than a little sad that it’s back to school tomorrow. At bedtime this evening we sat and and I asked what Kitty and Ozzy’s favourite bits of the holidays have been, they said:

Going to Whipsnade Zoo with Mummys friends

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Ozzy loved meeting HPMcQ‘s Rooster and Kitty took to Actually Mummy‘s GG like a best-friend / limpet. (more…)

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People Portraits

Charly from PODCast

Rooster

This weeks portraits are carrying on the black and white theme *strokes chin in an artistic manner*.

At the top we have Charly from PODcast, snapping away in the Alpine Display House at RHS Wisley which is very strange for me to see in black and white considering what a colourful memory I have of the place.

At the bottom is lovely Rooster, son of HPMcQand now bessie mate of Ozzy, taken on a day…

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Easter Bags

This week we were sent lovely personalised Easter bags and matching cards from Amy who writes over at…

Easter Bags

This week we were sent lovely personalised Easter bags and matching cards from Amy who writes over at…

Simple Easter nests and more

Simple Easter nests and more

sweet and simple Easter nests

Simple Easter nests
It’s been a great Easter holidays so far with days out with friends, woodland exploring, fun and laughter and I must hang my head in shame and admit that I’ve not given Easter itself much thought, luckily inspiration struck today when I found these sweet nests and praline eggs. To make these super sweet and simple Easter nests I popped to Waitrose and my local florists and bought the following…

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49. How does your garden grow?

49. How does your garden grow?

Cacti in the RSH Wisley Glasshouse
What a week it’s been, glorious sunshine, some lovely meet ups with blogging chums and over 1,500 photos taken. It’s been brilliant and I feel on top of the world. The photos today are taken from our trip to RHS Wisley on Monday with the lovely Charly and Poppy, who regular joiners-in will know as PODcast. The trip was the main offender of most photos taken this week, so many so that I’m going…

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