Tag: vine

  • Of Roundabouts And Retail Parks.

    Seated in the conservatory with our morning coffee Jackie and I watched what Elizabeth, on 19th, had termed ‘bay tree bird station’.  It was a squirrel this time joining the dove for crumbs from the table.  The peanut dispenser, hitherto eschewed, was being visited regularly by various small birds pecking at the nuts.  We speculated […]

  • The Garden Room

    Jackie and I took a trip out to the New Forest this morning, winding up at the delightful village of Minstead.  Many picturesque houses have thatched roofs; there is a pub called The Trusty Servant, which features in the Good Pub Guide; and it boasts a village shop.  In the very heart of the forest […]