Trees silhouetted against a brightening sky early one February morning…
Stopped to take tea in Mirepoix this morning, and loved the way that the summer parasols were contrasted against the green trees, and the chairs were waiting. The scene seemed perfectly set for people on holiday… a great view.
I have a memory, one summer, of a vulture sitting on my head . I was a bit freaked out. Neither of us enjoyed the experience, I know for sure that I was petrified. This is an ‘hommage’ to that bird. While I love birds and can admire their beauty at a distance, I’m not […]
It has been such a very wet early Spring and early Summer that the garden has profited to the the max. Especially the roses… so beautiful after the rain, with such subtleties the of colour and texture…
The evening before the regatta at Lac de Montbel. The photographs are grainy because of the low light level at 21.30 but I think that they have an impressionist quality. The last two are looking back towards the yacht club, the lights of la Régate restaurant, and the mountains.
Finally, some good weather. So now is the time to start planting geraniums, fuchsias, petunias et al for splashes of summer colour. The garden has take a bashing this autumn and winter; the box blight/moths or whatever has been devastating to the hedge, ( but with careful treatment it is showing signs of good recovery ), the […]
The weather has been so mercurial for the last few weeks, and the clouds have been swirling and whirling about. The double rainbow appeared suddenly, arching over the hôtel de ville, at place Capitol. Such a hopeful sign after a sun-rain-sun type of day.