Pimms, poppies and a sunbathing pup

I was greeted by a torrential downpour as I left work today and thought to myself - is that the summer over ? We've been blessed with lovely weather for the last week - sunny skies and beautiful sunsets  and to see the rain is a bit disconcerting.  Summer weather is notoriously unpredictable here in Northern Ireland, so…

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…