Archive for the tag 'My Oak Tree'

A friend is “trust”, a friend is “warmth”,
A friend is “always there”
To add to every happiness,
To lessen every care.
Anon

7 Comments CherryPie on Feb 28th 2016

It is good to be alone in a garden at dawn or dark so that all the shy presences may haunt you and possess you in a reverie of suspended thought.
James Douglas

6 Comments CherryPie on Jan 24th 2016

Summer in England has arrived unseasonably late. I am not complaining, the days have been warm enough for me to enjoy sitting out on the patio reading a book watching the sun go down.

18 Comments CherryPie on Oct 13th 2015

…or is it a planet…

Three planets are clearly visible at nightfall this month: Venus, Jupiter and Saturn. Mercury is fading – whereas Mars has already disappeared – into the glare of sunset.
Evening planets in May 2015
Brilliant Venus in west from dusk until late evening
Fading Mars lost in the glare of sunset
Bright Jupiter from dusk until [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 1st 2015

Filed under Gardens

Fond Memories

I can’t leave you with ‘My Oak Tree‘ looking in such a sorry state so I leave you on a happier note with one of my posts for Vision & Verb:
From Little Acorns

I often take photographs of what I refer to as ‘My Oak Tree’.  Of course the old oak tree isn’t mine, it is [...]

19 Comments CherryPie on May 29th 2015

Sadly they did come back for the remaining branch and now we are left with almost no tree at all… Something will have to be done to that part of the garden to regain some privacy!

11 Comments CherryPie on May 29th 2015

Unusually I wasn’t looking forward to coming home this evening and when I arrived my worst fears were realised… I wonder if the tree surgeons will be back tomorrow they seem to have missed a branch!! The birds that usually flit and fly around the tree seemed rather confused and were flying around at [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on May 28th 2015

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