Category: Landscape

  • Blenheim Palace – architectural splendour

    Blenheim Palace – architectural splendour

    There are days when a trip out seems daunting at first, even the mere mention of a location fills you with trepidation, it seems too far, the journey may be tiring and stressful etc … If you’re not careful you can reach that point where you’ve talked yourself out of it and yet ironically later […]

  • Just round the corner

    Just round the corner

    As the contemplations of Summer grow and the memories of Winter fade, it’s a comforting thought that nature is making plans for a new show to surprise and entertain us. If you’re one of the lucky ones who has a wonderfully kept garden, with neatly trimmed beds, perfectly leveled lawns and an abundance of flowers […]

  • Winterbourne House revisited

    Winterbourne House revisited

    This morning was one of those, ‘Maybe, maybe not?’ moments. You know when you wake up, and your first urge is to get out there and greet the world, say ‘hi’ and do something with your day. Then you look out of the window, only to be met with a grey, cloudy looking vista. That […]

  • Winterbourne House – Local Interests

    Winterbourne House – Local Interests

    After living in Birmingham for over thirteen years, give or take a couple, I stumbled across a great place to visit just round the corner from where I live. It was pure chance that I came across it, being one of those days when I was eager to get out and about to take a […]

  • The Journey Begins

    The Journey Begins

    I love ‘sayings’, small snippets of words that can portray a much larger picture, invoke stronger feelings than an entire book full of sentences or pass down wisdom over the ages to those who are looking for direction in a simple way. So here is one of my favorites, “everything comes to he who waits“. […]