We’ve bought a shed for the allotment, one of those that looks like a sentry box, to keep tools in rather than wheelbarrow them down from home each time we go. We have some duplicate tools – from Mum’s gardening which is lovely – and when the car-boot sales begin again will go hunting.
Coming home from having my second dose of the vaccine today, the Clematis on the front fence was catching the sunlight and looking lovely. The Stihians Showground vaccination operation is brilliant and staffed by friendly and efficient volunteers.
We were in Hayle very early for my appointment with the ankle surgeon ( much deterioration and lots of stress fractures in my toes – explains the pain!) and went to the Garden Centre on our way home to buy some trays for all my baby plants to be cared for. I’ve posted this wonderful sculpture of Saint George and the Dragon carved out of a dead tree before. I love it so here it is again. It’s my only photo today. I have spent the afternoon sitting in the sun reading one of the books I bought while in Truro on Tuesday.It’s very compelling and I’ll tell you about it when I’ve finished – which won’t be long.
It’s four years since our lovely neighbour, Bill-next-door, died and I took a little remembrance bouquet round to Sue. We also had a lovely lunchtime picnic with mutual friends to remember this special man. You can read more about him here.
What a treat to meet friends for breakfast again, lovely food and a long, long catch-up. Join us as we spot some charming sights as we stroll back to our car.
I may have to go back for it…..
Sadly, I slipped on the rocks as we set off and am properly bruised (and arnicaed) so my photo is taken on a long zoom and I couldn’t see them once they were in Lady Bassett’s pool. The next trial will be at a safer venue!
Despite the bitter wind, we walked up round the back today along a section of the Great Flat Lode (which isn’t flat) and were delighted to see so many violets in the hedgerows and the Bluebell buds beginning to colour up.
The views of the sea from the top are especially good on cold clear days like today.