Posts Tagged ‘Outdoor’

Blue Skies

Went on a bit of a road trip this weekend to visit our friends Matt and Holly in sweet Winchcombe. Winchcome is a tiny town in the Cotswolds like the type you see on old chocolate tins. Matt and Holly live in the nicest apartment on the old high street, which looks over quaint tea-rooms […] Read more…

Ye of little faith…

For everyone who mocked me for twig collecting! Look how it flourishes in my jar of water…I expected it to bloom rather than grow leaves…do I have a tree on my hands??? It’s a crazy twig – it’s leaves try to reach out every which way! Yay a tree! Read more…

Au Natural

Yesterday, David’s back was giving him trouble so we went for a long walk around Epping Forest. Now, I am not a nature gal and get pretty irritable if a long walk doesn’t involve a pavement and coffee shops – there’s just something about endless hills and too much grass that tires me out. I […] Read more…

Flora

We’re going to a friend’s for dinner tonight and i’m going to get some flowers, as of course it’s the done thing, but also because our hostess particularly loves them.. So i’m going to go pick some from our local florist The Flora which i’ve not had the chance to buy anything from as yet […] Read more…

Senecio Rowleyanus

I am currently obsessed with this plant also known as “string of pearls”. It is from the Succulent family which are water retaining plants that adapt to arid climates. They store the water in their leaves which gives them a swollen appearance. This particular one is just beautiful – it looks like hundreds of peas […] Read more…

You Don't Bring Me Flowers

This tea room was featured in Elle Decoration a few years ago and it has always captured my imagination. Named after the Neil Diamond song ‘You don’t bring me flowers’, is a coffee shop in and florist in Hither Green, selling beautiful and unusual flowers and delicious cakes, tarts, pastries and freshly baked bread. What […] Read more…

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