A funny old week!
It has been a funny old week I think and maybe you share that with me. The weather has delivered just about everything from snow and hail, to sunshine and wind and everything in between.
It has been a week dominated by the death of the Duke of Edinburgh, the lifting of more constraints with the pandemic, with a full back to school and alas, the many and vast series of roadworks and associated accidents. We have almost become used to roads closed signs, temporary traffic lights and the dangers of new road layouts.
However, I thought maybe this week whether we are Royalists or not a tour of some Royal palaces might be in order. We start at Buckingham Palace. It also seems fitting, as many will I am sure, follow the tv coverage of Prince Philip's funeral today as well.
Now we move to Sandringham. It is certainly windy over there!
So let us come nearer to home and stop at the gardens at Highgrove.
Finally let's almost come home and stop awhile at Dyffryn Gardens and thanks to Di who took some Spring photos on her recent trip. We will show them over the weeks as there are quite a few to upload. Thanks Di.
Christina Rossetti, ‘Spring‘.
There is no time like Spring, When life’s alive in everything, Before new nestlings sing, Before cleft swallows speed their journey back Along the trackless track – God guides their wing, He spreads their table that they nothing lack, – Before the daisy grows a common flower Before the sun has power To scorch the world up in his noontide hour…