Beauty in the everyday

Spring has definitely taken hold this weekend. Apart from a splurge of hailstones, the dry and sunny weather has inspired me to get outdoors and enjoy nature in bloom. The colours are varied - from pale spring blossom to bright yellow primula and the vibrant pink of rhododendron petals strewn on the ground. They are all equally lovely and a…

Four seasons in one day

Yesterday our unpredictable weather gave us four seasons in one day - light rain, sunshine, a cold wind, heavier rain, some heat and then a good blattering of hailstones.  Every glance towards the sky brought a different view - an ever changing formation of clouds, darkness followed by light, the landscape bathed in sunshine to be swallowed…