May 2019 photos

Random photos this month, as I haven’t been doing anything particularly special, although thinking about it, getting out and enjoying the sunshine in my garden is pretty good. Here’s one of my garlic chive flowers, which are always a favourite with both myself and the bees. I popped into Kew, ostensibly to buy some plants…

April 2019 photos

Lots of photos this month, starting off at one of my favourite places in the V&A, the cast courts. Then onto Moel Famau in North Wales. Then back closer to home in Kew Gardens. They’ve currently got a Chihuly exhibition on, which is very good. Then even closer to home, in Richmond Park.

December 2018 photos

At the beginning of the month I spent quite a bit of time in the Twickenham area, I know, I’m really selling the area with the above photo. With time to kill, on one of the days I was there, I went on the Three Rivers Walk (if you do this walk, don’t be fooled by…

A trip to see the newly reopened Temperate House

The Temperate House at Kew Gardens has been closed for refurbishment for a long time but it reopened recently, so I had to go and have a look. They’ve done an amazing job, it’s so light and bright now. You can now go and walk on the upper level too! They have water features now…

5 things I liked this week – 23.2.18

1. We went to see the Orchid Festival at Kew Gardens. 2. I had a nice walk in Richmond Park. 3. Enjoyed some gently spicy food. 4. Really liked listening to / reading (I have an audiobook / Kindle combo for this one) Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker, it’s totally fascinating. 5. Ironically, I’ve…

Kew Gardens Christmas Lights 2017

We went to see the Kew Gardens Christmas Lights again this year. It was rather good, I particularly liked the Narnia section and Sackler Bridge (photos 2 – 4) and the light show at the end.

5 things I liked this week – 28.7.17

1. A walk in Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park. 2. Game of Thrones is back!!!! I love how everyone looks like they’re from some old epic movie. 3. The extra long flower bed at Kew. 4. Having a bath for the first time in a month (I’ve had showers!). 5. Top of the Lake is…

Christmas at Kew 2016

We decided to go and celebrate New Year’s Eve by visiting Christmas at Kew, this was mine and the kids third visit, we’d been the last two years and K’s second visit. Christmas at Kew is definitely something that is worth keep going back to but (sorry I’m going to be a bit of a…