Thursday, 3 May 2012
I do long for greener and more open spaces but sometimes when I look close to home there is nature and there are spaces for exploring the beauty around us. A short walk down a very busy road, you turn off and there is a small river where you can walk along London Green Chain walk. This is net work of walks that takes you through about 300 green spaces, sometimes hidden away from the roads. While we were splashing in the water a heron flew up and away probably disturbed by the kids laughing and shouting. You can see foxes, jays, squirrels and sometimes even parakeets. We started walking back just in time to get back from the rain. I have to remind myself that nature is right here, sometimes you just have to look a little closer.
Sunday, 22 April 2012
Sunday, 19 February 2012
C and A with their little buddy on the see-saw in the park.
After we went to the alottment were O had been busy all morning moving compost heaps and raspberry plants. We finally planted some Dahlias which are to line the front of our plot. The plot may look at first glance very bare and sleepy but we still have some kale, and the purple sprouting broccoli and broad beans are coming. The garlic is also shooting up green heads and so are the daffodils.
See, moved the compost heap to the left and and planted raspberries where it used to be. We're hoping that the soil is more fertile and there will be loads of berries in the Autumn.
last photo by A.