Category Archives: summer

Skidby Scarecrow Festival ……. 8th & 9th July 2017

  This weekend the lovely East Yorkshire village of Skidby holds it 7th Annual Scarecrow Festival. This is always a popular event and this year is no exception.   Yesterday I spent a lovely couple of hours strolling round some … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …. June 28th

  Typically, after days of sunshine and temperatures higher than in the Bahamas, today we have grey skies and rain and woolly jumper weather. So, after completing all my domestic chores, I will be sitting on the sofa, knitting and … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …… June 25th

This is my granddaughter Natasha’s bicycle ……… and I am rather envious. I have always harboured a dream of owning a similar bicycle …….. preferably a gorgeous old Pashley, with a wicker basket on the front. In a perfect world, … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …. June 17th

  Well, I did tell you that there is always something going on in Skidby village, didn’t I ?  And the Annual Scarecrow Festival is no exception. No doubt I will be posting more information and photos of the event, … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …. June 2nd

Today is another sunny day, although rain is forecast later. I fancied something cool at lunchtime and, lo and behold, the strident tone of  ‘Greensleeves’  interrupted the peace of the day …. Yes, THE ICE-CREAM MAN …. in his brightly … Continue reading

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Sun Hats in the Isis

    Bit of a busy day, so I have reblogged an old story.  Sorry about that !   SUN HATS IN THE ISIS It was a melancholy task for a sultry summer’s day and I felt a pang of … Continue reading

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A Touch of Magic

    Well, we are 6 days past the Autumnal Equinox and the days are getting shorter. Sadly we must bid a fond farewell to summer and, as the Earth’s axis tilts, look towards winter and the colder days ahead.  … Continue reading

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My Bank Holiday Weekend

    BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND I went to a wedding at the weekend. The sun shone, the sky was blue and I had a marvellously exciting time. Oh, but I’m getting ahead of myself. I have been looking forward to … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day for 100 Days …….Day 56

56 of 100   Despite the trees being full of nuts and berries ……… despite the conkers on the ground and the red-tinged leaves on the trees ……today is another  golden day. It seems that summer is reluctant to give … Continue reading

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