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The weather was lovely and sunny albeit a little chilly for an enjoyable afternoon walk around Hodnet Hall Gardens. The teashop was open so we were able to enjoy afternoon tea in the garden. I chose elderflower and gooseberry cake accompanied by elderflower presse. The gardens were looking particularly spectacular and I am looking forward [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Apr 5th 2021

It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters in the end.
Ursula K. Le Guin

8 Comments CherryPie on Mar 8th 2020

We are here to awaken from our illusion of separateness.
Thich Nhat Hahn

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 20th 2020

…have taken up my time recently.

I have a backlog of ideas and adventures to share on my blog. I hope to be back soon with regular blogging and catching up on my backlog
But for now ‘Rest a While with Me‘.
Then, I am still and wait here in the silence,
Until you come and sit [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jun 2nd 2019

During the season Hodnet Hall is open every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday but only three times on Wednesdays. Today was the first of those days and as Hodnet Hall is one of my favourite gardens I couldn’t miss the opportunity.

There were a few challenges along the way; newly laid chippings on the road with [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on May 15th 2019

In 1939 Lord Fairhaven created the Rose Garden, a quintessentially English feature. The Rose Garden produces spectacular colour and scent in the summer months*

*From the Anglesey Abbey Gardens guidebook

12 Comments CherryPie on Dec 27th 2018

And so, while others miserably pledge themselves to the pursuit of ambition and brief power, I will be stretched out in the shade, singing.
Fray Luis de Leon

10 Comments CherryPie on Jul 16th 2018

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