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Hi Guys,
Just thought i would do a quick blog to show you all im still around,
i have been checking out a few blogs or pics when i can but not up to date as iv had alot going on here also just got my laptop sorted out so i dont have to wire it up just to get on the internet.
Weather been up and down here but yesterday and today its been sunny which makes me feel alot better.
Just have lots going on in my personal life at the moment so being online isnt my first priority.
So yesterday myself and Baz took off not far up the road to Trough of Bowland for an afternoon of peace and open space.
It was a lovely afternoon and quiet there with not alot of traffic or walkers.
I managed to take a few photos to hep me with my next painting which iv still managed to do each tuesday but not inbetween.
It took me back to being a child and mum and dad taking us there for picnics in summer and paddling in the streams, normally one of us would end up falling in and being soaked to the skin lol
So it was a trip down memory lane to, also drove through chipping, clitherole and scorton, so a nice run.
Anyway hope your all well and managing to do the garden without floods or wind stopping play, i had noticed some had bad weather which is awfull when we spend time getting it nice for summer.
So a few pics, nothing fantastic but not even had my camera out much , im useless lol


Well if this weather continues to get better i might get a bit more done in the garden, mind you iv had endless weeds with this weather and forever sticking canes for plant surport, good old british weather, if it doesnt buck up for first week in july im booking a last min to spain, if its good then a week here in uk,
happy gardening everyone

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Hi San pleased you,re still painting, we finish at the end of june until september and the exhibition is a whole month early.....
I went to an art festival, must go now & sort dinner but I,ll try to pm you tomorrow xx

18 Jun, 2012

 

Oh wow, that first stream pic is lovely.
Sending you lots of love.
Your garden looks fab too!

18 Jun, 2012

 

Great reading,San....painting is so difficult to achieve when your not tiptop......let it go for awhile.That trip will do wonders for you.agree with Lulu,the first stream is so pretty.take carex

18 Jun, 2012

 

Hi Pam thankyou, shame your not painting till sept or is that better for you being busy gardening, will look out for pm
would love to go to an art festival. lucky you xxx
Hi Lulu the stream there stretches for miles and its lovely, felt like taking my shoes off and paddling haha
thanx Lu xxx

18 Jun, 2012

 

Hi Julia and many thanx, both me and Baz said we would love to live out there away from the family haha, kidding but would love to live more in the country with a streambank xxx

18 Jun, 2012

 

Ohhh, I might well have done..cold tootsies!

18 Jun, 2012

 

Hi Sanbaz glad to see you back x

18 Jun, 2012

 

Hi San, Your garden is looking gorgeous as usual, The plant in the second pic is so hot :)
I know what you mean by lots going on in your personnal life, I have too and disappeared for a while or didnt comment much but i feel less stressed while gardening or talking about gardening lol, sometimes i think i would go mad if i didnt have my garden to give me peace of mind, i hope that makes sense..Loads of hugs from me. love Dee x

18 Jun, 2012

 

Hi San! Must thank you again for getting that Spiraea...I'm so pleased with mine, which is also about to flower! I feel exactly the same as you about the weather......so low.

Have only been to the 'trough' once, when I was a student, in Manchester. I had a good friend from Clitheroe and he took me there once ...ah, happy days....lost touch with him now sad to say .....beautiful place though and very, very eerie!

18 Jun, 2012

 

Lovely blog , wonderful photo's, and pleased to hear from you, I was wondering how you are. x

18 Jun, 2012

 

Nice to hear from you Sandra. I hope there are not too many difficulties for you. Just do what you can and stay positive :o) x

18 Jun, 2012

 

garden looking lovely in spite of the weather.......... and the stream and scenery is beautiful it looks so peaceful
no surprise you enjoyed it .......it is good just to get away for even a short while ........take care :)

18 Jun, 2012

 

Lovely pictures Sanbaz. Enjoyed my little walk around your countryside. Thank you :)

18 Jun, 2012

 

Hi San good to hear from you again, hope things get better for you soon, lovely to get away from it all every now and again, the garden is looking very nice,lovely photos, take care, and see you soon. xx

18 Jun, 2012

 

I Sandra pleased to see you back again, your garden is looking beautiful sorry to here of your personal difficulties and hope things improve soon for you Love xx

18 Jun, 2012

 

All the best Sandra, keep strong you will get there! I thought you went on holiday. Your garden is looking great, lots going on there even with the bad weather.

18 Jun, 2012

 

Hiya San, its good to hear from you, life does get in the way sometimes doesn`t it, lol, mind you it does one a power of good to take a break get away into the wide blue yonder and forget even if for only a short while and looking at your pics its a great place to do exactly that, garden pics lovely as well....

18 Jun, 2012

 

Wow the grass is soooo green by that stream, Lovely. I think I would of had to have a paddle, its great for your feet :-)

19 Jun, 2012

 

Lovely to have you back Sandra - lovely photos x

19 Jun, 2012

 

Hi San, beautiful pics. what a lovely place to just stroll and forget the world! Glad you Ok.

19 Jun, 2012

 

Lovely pics San..and great to see you back...take care xxxxxxxxxxxx

19 Jun, 2012

 

Hi San - nice to see you. Love the countryside pics. Could just get my coat and go for a walk. Jx

19 Jun, 2012

 

Hi Sanbaz, enjoyed your blog your garden is looking lovely,and I loved the countryside picture's I understand how you are feeling as my year has been similar,it is a good job we have G.o. Y. and our garden's isnt it anyway you take care x :-))

19 Jun, 2012

 

What VIEW!! ITS SO BEAUTIFUL, Sanbaz, thanks for sharing us this wonderful view!!!

19 Jun, 2012

 

Hi everyone and just finished reading all your lovely and incouraging comments, its great to be back and with the sun shinning im feeling alot better and more possitive thankyou.
even when im not here i always think about you all and wonder how your gardens are and yourselves of course.
iv had a nice day today painting and felt i was on form with that, really enjoyed it.
Also iv managed to do some weeding and hope to do more tommorow as after wed its set to rain for the weekend to boohoo.
going away first week in july not sure where yet but looking forward to that, joe is home to see to the garden should we have a heatwave haha and look after casper.
Anyway thankyou all again great to be here xxxx
ps, .my magic carpet is flowering away karen:o)))

19 Jun, 2012

 

Hi Sandra, lovely pics especially that spirea, is it goldflame or one of the newer ones? Love the leaves. What a difference the sun makes to how we feel and what a fabulous place for you to visit, is it far from you? :-)

19 Jun, 2012

 

Hi BA, the spirea is magic carpet, i love its colours,
Trough of Bowland isnt far from us about 30mins or so, so its great just to get away even for an afternoon of peace and open space :o))

20 Jun, 2012

 

Thanks for that, I've just received one I sent off for called Spirea Pink Ice, it's leaves are a delicate mixture of pink and white...I love it. Yours is on my list now too:-)

20 Jun, 2012

 

yours sounds lovely to BA and as i love pink i may look that up lol :o))

21 Jun, 2012

 

Good to 'see' you again, Sandra. Getting out into the countryside is just the thing to lift your spirits and you took me right back down Memory Lane with you to when my sister and I were taken to Dunsop Bridge for the first time by our frinds' parents. There were 6 little Warrens and they had an old Bedford van into which we all piled - no seatbelts in those days!! - and set off for the Trough. We had a picnic, we paddled, we ate ice-cream and THE SUN SHONE ALL DAY because it did in those days! I thought I'd died and gone to Heaven. We live in Preston now, so still close to that beautiful area. Whenever we have friends/relatives from the South, we take them out into the stunning Ribble Valley to prove that it's not all 'Satanic mills' oop North! Glad you managed to do some painting. Sometimes Life interferes with Art.

21 Jun, 2012

 

I've got that one Ba, amazed me that looking so delicate it has survived so well, needs a haircut now....

21 Jun, 2012

 

thankyou tuesdaybear, glad this brought back memories for you to and you are so right , us up north love our countryside and are proud of it, think i will have a paddle next time lol :o))

21 Jun, 2012

 

Hi sanbaz it is great to hear from you, the garden looks great and love the pictures of your stroll. keep smiling and maybe sooner or later we will have some nicer weather so we can enjoy our gardens :)

22 Jun, 2012

 

Our garden has had quite a battering too - if not from the rain, then the wind took over! In fact it all looks a bit of a mess but it's doing its best!!!

Spain sounds like a good idea to me though!!!

22 Jun, 2012

 

Hi jewels its been rain then sun last few days but still a bit windy, been staking some plants up which had blown over, i will have more canes than plants soon lol :o)))
Thankyou wildrose for your comment and sorry you have had the same damage, im deciding where to go this week, though i ended up having to get a new washing machine which comes tomoz, 3rd one in about 5 years, why are things so cheaply made these days, anyway spent more than i wanted in hope i get a better one lol
lets hope we get sunshine soon :o))

24 Jun, 2012

 

Lovely pics, Sandra. I had a short while away from GoY and have been trying to catch up with blogs ever since...
Your photos of the hillsides are wonderful :o) x

24 Jun, 2012

 

Thankyou Terra, im not on as much but life is a bit hectic, we go away sunday till thursday to Dumfries and Galloway so looking forward to that, rain gear packed to lol
hope your well and the boys :o)) x

28 Jun, 2012

 

Enjoy your time away :o))) x

28 Jun, 2012

 

cheers Terra, will do :o))) x

28 Jun, 2012

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