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Yosemite In A Day
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Yosemite In A Day

One thing we learned from living in Europe was traveling shouldn’t be reserved exclusively for school holidays Sometimes you just have to take the time you’ve been given, and for us, we had one weekend in May put aside to visit Yosemite National Park Yosemite was…

May 20, 2015
Rural English daffodils in spring
Nature + Gardens

The Year Of The Daffodil

This year the daffodils have never looked more spectacular – – They must love wet feet for this has been the wettest winter on record and they’ve never looked better – While England’s national flower is the rose, the daffodil belongs to Wales –…

March 25, 2014
Smoky Sun in Spring in Surrey
Nature + Gardens

A Smoky Sun

It’s not until you stop seeing the sun for a prolonged amount of time that you start to realize the indicators of a longed-for sunny day – Shadows Sunglasses Squinting Sun visor on your car Sunrise Sunset – – After such a bleak winter,…

March 24, 2014
Down Came The Rain...
Living In England Nature + Gardens

Down Came The Rain…

 We have had rain by the bucket-loads for the past month – – For the second time this season, the river jumped the banks and flooded the street – This has never happened in my four years of living here You know it’s a…

January 20, 2014
Thanksgiving Hedgerows UK
Living In England Nature + Gardens

Thanksgiving’s Hedgerows

As America celebrates Thanksgiving tomorrow – a day of loved ones, traditional food, and American football – my family and I will celebrate our fourth year in a nation that doesn’t pause for the holiday – We have a new normal with new traditions,…

November 27, 2013