Tag: Scarborough

Atop: WordPress photo challenge.

So, on this wild and extremely windy Saturday afternoon, the Daisy dog and I stood atop the cliff gardens and watched the violent waves bash the shoreline below. We clambered up an exposed and rather slippery path to take in the view and make…

WordPress Photo Challenge: The Road Taken.

So, when I’m out with the daisy dog I’m thinking and making my plans. It’s my time to get a hold of myself and methodically wade through life’s mess and confusion. Most mornings I climb the hill opposite our cottage. We’re not talking a mountain…

A weather check.

It’s rained on and off for most of today. Good news if you’re a plant, tree, or a duck. Rumour has it that it also keeps the pollen count down… wrong. Yours truly has spent most of the day coughing my stupid head off. My…

There and back: the solar eclipse in Scarborough.

  Just a few shots of the solar eclipse today.  What a treat to be able to witness this… which was about a 90 per cent coverage, in my neck of the woods, Scarborough. So, we weren’t plunged into complete darkness, but it did…

Getting a bit wild.

We’ve had a grey, wild day here in Scarborough. I figured that the north sea might be a bit wild. So it was off to the north bay for a walk, with the trusty greyhound. I filmed this and uploaded it to You Tube….

A force at work.

Hello from a very active little Lavender Cottage. That’s the name of  my cottage, in case you were wondering. That conjures up romantic images of a cottage garden overflowing with mature lavender plants, doesn’t it? We have three plants in pots out the front! Right…

My local woods.

To the north-west of Scarborough, North Yorkshire, is Raincliffe Woods. I’m lucky enough to live by Forge Valley Woods, which links up with Raincliffe Woods. Forge Valley was formed in the last ice age. [ I’ll do a post on Forge Valley Woods at…

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