Wish I could capture the fragrance.
Thanks to a FB post in a very local group, I was drawn to check for myself on my way home from work today. Yes, it really was a Paulownia Tomentosa, the Chinese Foxglove tree.
Still very young, it’s planted in the grounds of a Health Centre, and will eventually grow into a magnificent specimen.
This is one tree that I plan to watch for years to come.
Doesn’t know if it’s pink or white. But hey if you can’t decide between the pink dress or the white one change over at lunch time.
When my friend said come and see my twin colour azalea, I though it was unlikely, but here it is.
The Guildhall shopping centre in Exeter was created in a historic area right in the middle of the town in the 1970’s. Although there’s a lot of concrete, there are a few little gems ,like the tiny church of St Pancras, first recorded in 1191 and the former Turk’s Head tavern building that’s at least 700 years old.
A mosaic was created, for the shopping centre at the turn of the millennium, by schools and community groups. Somewhere around a thousand 10 cm wooden squares were decorated and mounted in eleven lines on a shop wall.
Wouldn’t it have been nice to be involved in something like that, and still see your square eighteen years later?
This is my post my the weekly photo challenge of lines.
If the amount of blackthorn flowers is anything to go by, there’ll be plenty of sloes this year. Has anyone ever made sloe gin, I bet Tish has.
The river and mill leat area is my favourite place to walk the dogs at the moment, it’s filled with wild flowers and the sound of birdsong, there the blackthorn is prolific.
Join this weeks photo challenge at the Daily Post.
Up to my eyes in caking!
A lunchtime walk in hot sunshine!
And what a lot of pretties to see, here are just a few.
But it was over much too soon.
Hi-ho hi-ho it’s back to work I go!