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Captain's Blog (8) "A Safe Haven"

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Pics from my “second garden” taken today. Poetic verse by GOYer Simplylyn, posted in response to my previous blog. :-))

A Safe Haven

The pirate’s hanging up his hat
He’s going to have a rest -
From sailing seas and plundering
And fighting foes with zest!

An ol’ (sea) dog maybe, but bow an’ arrow?Yo ho ho!!!

His cutlass he has packed away,
Likewise his black eye patch.
Gone are his boots and “golden chains” -
He’s bolted down the hatch.

“Amazin’ Grace”. Amazin’ly, she stands atop the access hatch for the septic tank – LOL!

What a new life has opened up!
Fresh air and sun and soil.
And views to gladden any heart
While resting from his toil.

The stream, which I’ll have to wade into, to allow passing dinghys :-))

And as he leans on trusty spade
Or fork or even hoe -
He’ll gaze around upon the scene
And watch the garden grow!

Thank You so Very much, Lyn! X

Just a few pics of the garden to end with :-

Hmm… nice window, but needs more linear breakup, or whatever the term?

Hmm..lovely stream and banking needing “development”. Lovely logs, too! Great rhubarb for my new alllotment, which was discussed further, today.

I really like this birdbath/feeder!

Bluebells along the frontage

Took more pics, as I worked, but too many for here, so will keep for later. Isn’t this a great place to be on days off from pirateerin’??

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Comments

 

Woweeeeeeeeeeeeeeee superb indeed! what a lovely garden, what beautiful statues, poor amazing Grace still she'll never know! I agree it is a gorgeous bird bath. Indeed you have struck Gold Cap'n err David :o)
I think Lyn's poem is great too :o)

10 May, 2010

 

Aharr, Bo'sun/ship's doctor Neellan!! Methinks that ye wench might smell ye stench at times, if we ever gets a "High Summer"? Aye, lovely gardens an' features to enjoy. :-))

10 May, 2010

 

Enjoy ya surely will Cap'n and ye wee crew :o)

10 May, 2010

 

great pics and poem!

10 May, 2010

 

That's great David. It's good to have interesting work into which you can throw your enthusiasm.
The poem is good aswell. I enjoyed it.

11 May, 2010

 

Great pics and lovely poem. Love the bird bath. :0)

11 May, 2010

 

It is a wonderful place and I throughly enjoyed the tour thanks for sharing the children will love this especially with the stream, hope you feel relaxed here even though your working. Lovely verse.

11 May, 2010

 

very nice birdbath ,and all the grounds around that we can see in photo's.

11 May, 2010

 

It looks so peaceful there, I love all the surrounding foliage and the statues are wonderful. How could you fail to enjoy working there ? : o ) )

11 May, 2010

 

Alovely blog and pictures,David,it looks a great place to work,lucky you...:o)

11 May, 2010

 

lovely garden....how nice for you to work there.... great poem to...

11 May, 2010

 

Lovely garden to work in David. Amazing Grace looks as if she is leaning into the wind. Love the stork bird bath.

11 May, 2010

 

Wonderful spot to work in your "spare " time David...Has an air of total peace...........

11 May, 2010

 

Oh it is really lovely! What beautiful photos. Everything looks so peaceful. Make sure you keep out any invaders along the stream. They have a crafty way of sneaking up when you are having a snooze so always keep someone up in the crow's-nest as lookout. I didn't spot a vegetable garden so I guess the owners were delighted to hear your request for an allotment area. Shall you allow them first dibs?
Glad you like the little ditty! It just came to me on the spur of the moment.
I feel another one coming on..............you have been warned by a shot across the bows. If I see you flying a 'No Boarders' flag I shall just save it (the pome I wrote!) on my computer.

11 May, 2010

 

Its so lovely it will not seem like work and your children are going to be in their element. All you need now is some warm sunny days and of course spare clothing for the children, wonder who is going to be the first to slip on their bottoms,,lol.......
Lyn I love your poem....

12 May, 2010

 

Many Thanks for the kind comments and good wishes. looking forward to visiting and doing something next week.

Yes, Lincslass, the weather could be a bit kinder, coudn't it? I think we all deserve some. Lyn, I didn't ask for an allotment space - they offered me it, even better. :-)) Will keep you posted as this develops.

13 May, 2010

Sid
Sid
 

I like the birdbath too :-)

16 May, 2010

 

dont know how i missed this blog. it looks a lovely place to have to 'work' in. love the statues too.
may you always have wind in your sails and a star to steer by.

16 May, 2010

 

Thank ye kindly, Mistress Sbg. And, this is certainly not going to be one o' those ship's chores!

Must devise a way of separating this "aw'fully big adventure" from our own garden treasure trails. :-))

Do you think you'd notice if that birdbath appeared in our own garden, lol??

16 May, 2010

 

Pirate Garden (ahaar Cap'n) and Haven Garden (beautiful bird bath n all) both superb and of interest to all :o)

16 May, 2010

 

i think it may well be missed. I certainly would miss it.

17 May, 2010

Sid
Sid
 

You could remove the birdbath under the pretense of it needing repairs ;-)

17 May, 2010

 

I think so, too, Sbg - so, don't put ideas into my head, Sid - LOL! Looking forward to a day here on Thursday.

Thank ye, bo'sun! :-))

17 May, 2010

 

Yw :o)

17 May, 2010

 

don't think the birdbath would suit your theme this year , but you could change it next year,(just kidding) it is lovely where it is.

18 May, 2010

 

Fab. photos David.. looks a wonderful place...

19 May, 2010

 

wot a brill poem lol and the pics are great as well, lol there seems a lot of poertry going on on this site .they shud go in a book .

29 May, 2010

 

A book, Cristina? Well, there is a "Poems" page on Goypedia, if you want to take a look under "P"? I have seen a lot of fantastic poems and quotes on here, and someone has/is grouping them together on this page. :-))

Glad you enjoyed this!! (How is the arch doing?) :-))

30 May, 2010

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