Dog Rose (Rosa Canina)

It seems that my readers have a strong liking for flowers. Thus, I have decided to indulge them. As we were gadding about the forest in Marly le Roi, amongst the few orchards that are left, we found this dog rose bush. For those who may not know, this is the wild plant that gave... Continue Reading →

Lockdown diary 5

We're nearly done with the easing of the lockdown, which is due tomorrow. Hopefully, there won't be too many cars out in the streets (wishful thinking that is, of course). Meanwhile, let's make the most of these beautiful flowers taken in our garden. Before, and after the storm.  Down in the dirt. More macro photography... Continue Reading →

Lockdown diary 4

I don't know about you but here, with this lockdown thing, our patience is wearing thin. My Mac keeps nagging me for not backing up for 50+ days to the time capsule which has remained in the office. I've read quite a few pages of "This Sceptered Isle", complete with Winston Churchill's comments, going all... Continue Reading →

Lockdown diary 3

The lockdown gave us a chance to discover our garden in the midst of the City. A bit of a luxury if you ask me. Yet, before the lockdown, we were so busy that we hardly ever went there at all. Last Sunday, as I was stretching my legs in our garden while lugging my... Continue Reading →

Springing flowers

Spring is here at last, after months of hail, rain and snow.  Here's my selection. No need to add many words to that. Jardins Albert Kahn - Boulogne Ditto Giverny, Monet's gardens Wild violets in the forest in Fontainbleau Tulips, Albert Kahn's gardens.

Growth

Jen's post today came as a relief in the midst of a dreadfully mild and damp Winter* where the river seems to be taking over the world. The banks are no longer open to the public and if you click this link you will understand why. So thinking about growth was a good idea and... Continue Reading →

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