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About me

I'm a retired English teacher living just outside Huddersfield in West Yorkshire. I enjoy nothing better than being in my garden, which is small but packed! We have one son, married to Carly and we have two granddaughters, Freya April, born 3rd April 2011 (she was actually born on Mother's Day) and Eliza Ivy born 2nd of November 2014. I've got a bit of a wanderlust, so I love travelling both in the UK and abroad. I hate winter weather as I suffer from Osteoarthritis which is always worse in the cold months, which is one of the reasons my OH (Richard) and myself try to get away for a couple of weeks in the winter, to somewhere a bit warmer and drier. I enjoy chatting to other GoY members and I'm pleased to say I've made some lovely friends since joining. I don't really have any favourite flowers or plants, but I have to admit to hating Spanish Bluebells.

Latest photos

  • Close up..can you see the bees?
  • California Lilac
  • Campanula
  • A garden flower photo

Latest blogs

One Down One To Go

Posted on 16 Jun, 2018 9 comments

1st of 2 Ops

Posted on 6 Jun, 2018 14 comments

Progress so far...

Posted on 23 Apr, 2018 13 comments

Latest questions

I have a Camilla which is looking rather sick

Asked on 22 Apr, 2018 6 replies

Can anyone suggest a low growing

Asked on 22 Jun, 2017 19 replies

What else

Joined in Mar 2012

Country: United Kingdom

County: West Yorkshire