The chief business of the day was a visit by Mrs Tootlepedal’s brother and his wife for lunch. The lunch went well and Evie enjoyed meeting her great aunt and great uncle. The day was too hot for anything energetic so after the visitors left, we took the rest of the day very gently. NotContinue reading “Great relations”
For us peely wally northerners, it was a bit hot here today so we kept fairly quiet. We did do some rose dead heading in Annie’s garden and I planted some gladiolus bulbs and watered them in. Before I arrived when it was a bit cooler, Mrs T dug up a philadelphus. They put theContinue reading “Hot work”
I said goodbye to the garden this morning . . . . . . and caught the bus to Carlisle and the train to London. Both were perfectly on time. A ride on the underground reunited me with Mrs Tootlepedal at our daughter’ house, and after admiring the ripening figs in the garden . .Continue reading “Down South”
After breakfast, Mrs Tootlepedal, Tony and I drove in the Zoe a mile and a bit down the coast where we found a charging point that worked and promised to fully charge the car in a couple of hours. Leaving the car to charge we walked back to East Wemyss along the coastal path, enjoyingContinue reading “Charging, a castle and chips”
We set off to visit East Wemyss after breakfast with a little trepidation as 110 miles is a long way to drive these days. The car behaved perfectly and ate a little extra electricity in a supermarket car park while we had coffee and a bun in the cafe. We arrived at lunchtime and afterContinue reading “A very satisfactory day”
We had another good day staying with Mrs Tootlepedal’s brother and his wife. We were royally looked after and taken for a walk over the Chiltern Hills in the afternoon. The combination of wild flowers and good views was very satisfying. I append a gallery of views… … and a gallery of wild flowers. AContinue reading “Going wild”
We spent the day with Mrs Tootlepedal’s sister, her brothers and their wives taking some time to remember her mother who died last year. We visited a favourite spot of hers beside a windmill and then went for a pub lunch nearby. A road accident ahead of us caused roads to be closed so weContinue reading “A family day”
After a comfortable set of train journeys we arrived safely at Mrs Tootlepedal’s brother’s house where we were royally entertained to an excellent meal prepared by his wife. The weather was lovely all day.
This is not one of my regular diary posts, but a collection of the headers for all the posts in March. It might give an impression of what the month has been like here. The gallery starts with the 31st and ends with the 1st
This is not one of my usual diary posts. It contains all the header pictures from February’s posts to give an impression of how I saw the month.