Not All Work – Some Play!!

Not All Work – Some Play!!

Not my usual type of picture for our blog page but just to prove that it is not all work here ( even if that is gardening ) we do get out to play as well. Peter has been training the new puppy and entered her for her first test in May. He achieved a fourth place in a...
Whatever the weather!!

Whatever the weather!!

It has been a beautiful week – a joy to be in the garden and walk the dogs, although that is a pleasure whatever the weather. I spent a great weekend ( well Friday night home Saturday evening) in County Durham grouse pointing with Vita. It was too far for a day...
Welcome to 2019

Welcome to 2019

Well the Christmas decorations are packed away for another year and all the leftovers are eaten ( except for the Christmas cake – any offers!) so it is welcome to 2019 and let’s hope for another lovely Summer when we can sit in the garden and enjoy the...
Summer Sun in Clun

Summer Sun in Clun

At last we are enjoying a run of good weather and thanks to the Green Man the sun has been shining over the Clun valley and the forecast is good. All our indoor jobs are completed and we are really proud of Keeper’s new bathroom and the bedroom carpet. Time to...
Hooray Spring is Here !!!

Hooray Spring is Here !!!

At last I can report that Spring has arrived in Shropshire and at Pooh Hall – hooray!!! It has been lovely to be able to get out into the garden without numerous layers of clothing and waterproofs. I tried to photograph my first sighting of a bumble bee but he...
Snow in Shropshire – in March.

Snow in Shropshire – in March.

I really didn’t think that at the beginning of March I would be writing this blog confined to quarters because of the snow! For the first time since we moved here in 2004 we have been unable to get out – except on foot. Having donned our coats, hats and...