Archives for Out and About

Wicklow Beach

Categories: Out and About.

~ A day out at Wicklow Beach towards the end of June was amazing.  This beach is a lovely, long stretch of water and shore, mostly rocky. It was a clear, calm day with hardly any visitors to the beach. Just walking beside the water and listening to it lap onto the shore is so peaceful. The rocks are lovely and flat on both sides and perfect for stacking or skipping into the water. These lovely flat rocks would also be perfect for mandala painting or other types of rock painting. One of my projects this year is based on
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Whiffin Spit Christmas Tree

Categories: British Columbia and Out and About.

  Whiffin Spit in Sooke, is a favourite walk of ours while visiting Vancouver Island, British Columbia. We are spending Christmas with out family in Langford this year.  Even though it is Christmas we are still doing lots of touristy things. Each year one of the trees along Whiffin Spit is decorated for the season.  Decorations are saved each year by wonderful volunteers and rehung the following year.  Anyone can add a decoration to the tree. This is the first year we have seen it decorated as we are usually here at differnt times of the year. When our grandson
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Dreaming on a Promise

Categories: Out and About, Seeds, The Garden 2017, and Vegetables.

March came in like a wet lion, with a fair bit of rain and wind and then the temperatures dropped about 20 odd degrees in one day, from +13 Celsius to -7 Celsius overnight.  Now they are slowly climbing back up again for a few more days. The snow has all gone except for the odd spot in the really shady areas of the fields.   On the days when the wind wasn’t so bad it was lovely to get out and walk around the garden and look for the promise of green growth. I found the rhubarb,  the ditch
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