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As the dark, gloomy clouds of winter drift away and the snow melts, the snowdrops are the first to appear with a promise of Spring.
A haiku poem describes a frozen pond with pictures and poetry describing the thaw.
Snow and ice transform our world into a beautiful winter wonderland.
The pretty village of Snowshill lies in the heart of the beautiful countryside of the Cotswolds. It's backdrop - a deep mauve of the lavender fields attracts visitors from far and wide!
A Photoshop tutorial step by step guide, on how to create 'Your World' with a reflection using digital images on an abstract background image,
Easy step by step intructions on how to create an abstract background image in Photoshop. Ideal for your profile page on hubpages or a facebook cover.
A great fun experience, if you are looking to try something different - how about a gypsy caravan weekend!
The Kirkstone Pass Inn is the highest pub in Cumbria and the 3rd highest pub in England. A traditional English pub with oak beams, a welcoming fire and Real Ales. A humorous review of our visit!
A riverside walk from the pretty village of Elterwater, through woodland and open meadows to the small hamlet of Skelwith Bridge in the Lake District.
The Lydney Park Estate opens it's gardens to visitors to enjoy the magnificent displays of Rhododendrons and Azaleas.
Life is never dull with cows for neighbours, especially when Maude comes to visit. She has all the latest gossip and is itching to talk teats!
Looking beyond the beautiful carpet of bluebells on a woodland walk in spring, we found an abundance of small pretty wildflowers. A video of wildflowers and photos of bluebells taken on a walk in the Queenswalk woods in Dymock.
The Dandelion is more than an annoying weed we can't wait to dispose of! not only does it have lots of uses, it's a thing of beauty!
Close up photos of butterflies with descriptions. This is part 2 of my visit to a Butterfly Zoo in Symonds Yat.
Nature is bursting into life as spring arrives with a dramatic display of flowers and blossom in bold and vivid colour.
A 'drive thru' visit to the moorlands of Dartmoor with the impressive stone walls and ancient clapper bridge in Postbridge.
Close up photos and descriptions of beautiful, exquisite small spring flowers. Including my favourites and my recommendations.
A description of a Weeping Willow tree in the form of a haiku poem.
The Daffodil Way is a 10 mile circular walk in Gloucestershire, encompassing meadows and woods full of wild daffodils in Spring.
Close up photos and video of butterflies with descriptions.
Favourite garden flowers, for ground cover, height and just being pretty! Easy to grow and a lovely display in your garden.
The story of how after being widowed, I went back to college to take a course in Art and was inspired by the work of Claude Monet.
The beautiful and fragrant Sweet Pea is a delight in any garden and easy to grow from seed.
The intricate patterns of a fern frost on glass after a visit by Jack Frost is breathtakingly beautiful.
Beautiful reflections in the river Wye brighten a cold winter's day.
It's hot stuff - but is it too hot to handle?
The beautiful Wye Valley is an area of outstanding natural beauty with a dramatic and scenic landscape.
A memorable trip to Disneyland Paris with our three wonderful grandchildren.
The beauty and splendour of the sunrise is an uplifting start to the day. My photos of the new dawn.
Welcoming the beauty of the sunrise in an Haiku poem.
A privilege to watch such an incredibly beautiful scene, a wonderful feeling of peace and tranquillity washes over you, a sunset is a very special time indeed.
Sometimes things aren't always what they seem at first glance, or are they?
A winter Haiku poem about the intricate patterns left by a visit from Jack Frost
Enhancing and editing photos of fungus in Photoshop.
My love for nature introduced me to photography and became the inspiration for this year-round photo gallery. I am delighted to present this article in the form of a 2012 Nature Calendar.
The words of seduction - do they lead to a night of passion and lust?
I know I'm different, but please don't judge me for the way I look.
The strange weather we have experienced this year seems to have confused the seasons and the plants.
A recent report in the UK states a large percentage of the population are addicted to their mobile phones.
A poem about my love for my precious grandson.
Childhood memories of ballroom dancing with my partner upon finding an old black and white photograph.
The Lupin is a tall herbaceous perennial plant, each flower is a beautiful peaflower shape and comes in a variety of colours.
The story of love and devotion between a dog and her mistress.
A reminder on a beautiful morning to stop and 'smell the roses'
We set ourselves the challenge of restoring an old pigsty into a cosy and comfortable retreat.
Have you been seduced by the ‘Rich Glossy Black Finish’ on all our 21st Century electrical appliances?
Are you struggling to open packages or is loud music playing in supermarkets driving you crazy? You are not alone - a humorous view of the frustrations of the 21st Century.
Restoring old black and white family photographs with additional effects in Photoshop.
Discovering old family photos and the stories behind them.
Mother Nature left me a gift in my garden today...
Photos of a beautiful variety of poppy called the 'Ladybird Poppy' and information on the Ladybird.
The Woodpecker works tirelessly to collect his acorns for his 'acorn tree'
Growing your own vegetables is so rewarding and guests love to come and 'pick all they can eat'!
The Ostrich Inn in Newland Gloucestershire is a traditional English pub,with a warm inviting atmosphere serving real ale and fine food.
A fascinating story of Prisoners of war and Rolex watches.
The beautiful flowers of the Begonia are a wonderful addition to any garden for colour throughout the Summer.
How to give your garden a 60 minute makeover, a step by step guide for a colourful summer display.
How to grow the Dinner Plate Dahlia, photos and tips to help you impress your friends!
The story of how two people found each other again after 30 years.
A poem greeting a beautiful morning.
A poem of the heartbreak in saying goodbye to a loved one.
We have cows for neighbours - although they are on the nosy side, they are also friendly, entertaining and fun!
Favourite cottage garden flowers, the story of why these are my personal favourites.
Looking at old family photos and discovering things I never knew about my family, whilst taking a trip down memory lane and afterwards restoring the photos.
Enjoying the beautiful English countryside, a walk in the rural county of Herefordhshire.
How to grow cucumbers - The Socrates 'Petita' variety of cucumber is so easy to grow and rewards you with a crop of delicious cucumbers throughout the Summer.
A Photoshop tutorial on how to give your digital image a reflection. A easy step by step guide.
Experimenting in Adobe Photoshop introduces you to lots of different effects for your photos. A tutorial on how to create 3D image effects for your digital photos.
A tutorial on how to use different photos to produce your own photo booth strip in Photoshop.
Memories of the fun and good times of the old fashioned photo booth.
An easy to follow step by step guide and instructions on how to successfully scan and restore your photos.