Weathered lavender , Astilbe, daffodils and Osterley.

“Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you.” 1Peter 5:7 ” Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.” James Buckham Kennedy “All Nature seems at work. Slugs leave their lair. The bees are stirring, birds are on the wing, andContinue reading “Weathered lavender , Astilbe, daffodils and Osterley.”

A visit to Berkshire: The museum of Berkshire Aviation

No person can serve two masters for either they will hate the one, and love the other; or else they hold to the one and despise the other. You can’t serve God and wealth. Matthew 6 : 24 Woodley is famous for the Miles Aircraft factory on the former Reading Aerodrome. Miles designed and constructedContinue reading “A visit to Berkshire: The museum of Berkshire Aviation”

Walking through the Vyne Estate Hampshire.

This oak is considered to be 650 years old. Home to squirrels, jackdaws, nuthatches and where fungi has hollowed it out bats and invertebrates shelter. It is a shapely, characterful tree. A tree to ponder under. During Tudor times it would have shaded Henry VIII, first with Catherine of Aragon and later Anne Boleyn. MuchContinue reading “Walking through the Vyne Estate Hampshire.”

Greys Court, The walled garden in January

While the earth remains, seed time and harvest, cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night will not stop. Acts 1: 7 This post is a contrast in seasons of two visits, the first during the very hot dry spell we had in summer and now this one in January with frostContinue reading “Greys Court, The walled garden in January”

Boxing day circular walk through Turville and Fingest.

Here is an unusual verse in my words : Don’t encourage me to spend time with the wicked and to work with them. Those who tell their neighbours that all is fine and peaceful but actually have ways to trick them. Psalm 28 : 3 ( I wonder how you would say this in yourContinue reading “Boxing day circular walk through Turville and Fingest.”