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Pembrokeshire coast and gardens – part 3 – Cardigan

We made our way to the coastal town of Cardigan a short drive from where we were staying for our Pembrokeshire holiday, mainly to visit the castle. In fact we found the town itself to be a very interesting place … Continue reading

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Simply Beautiful -10

Sometimes two plants flower side by  side and enhance each other so much. The whole is far greater than the sum of the parts. Complementary colours blue and yellow present great partnerships. A blue Anemone blanda teamed up with a … Continue reading

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The Leaf

A few days ago as I was on my way down the ramp into the back garden I was met by a leaf on its way in. I knew immediately from which tree it had come – a Cotoneaster in … Continue reading

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December Sunrise

What a delightful way to wake up! We woke to this most beautiful sunrise possible today and watched as the colours got richer and the whole sky brighter. Then we watched as it cooled down, the colours disappearing and the … Continue reading

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Portmeiron – the work of an eccentric.

We always enjoy spending the day at this crazy, quirky and totally exuberant “garden” on the Welsh coast near Portmadoc. Portmeiron is a village and gardens created by the eccentric Clough William-Ellis who bought the site in 1925 and then … Continue reading

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Pier and Promenade – a day at the seaside.

We both love the sea and we both love wandering along the promenade and walking out to sea along a pier. So what could be a better place to visit on Valentines Day than Llandudno with its promenade and its … Continue reading

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Just for a change we have no words just photographs to enjoy. A few sneak in near the end though! If only you could smell the leaves below! They are from the tree called Cercidyphilum and they smell so sweet. I think … Continue reading

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