It's been about three months now since the last significant rain. As a result the lawns are now yellow/brown from lack of water. Photo shows the lawn in front of the main house.
Tuesday, 10 July 2018
Monday, 9 July 2018
Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Friday, 12 January 2018
The closed up, chilly greenhouse in early January, and the outside work area. The pots have daffodils, tulips and some other bulbs for spring flowering; they can be moved to provide colour in different areas as needed.
Sunday, 1 October 2017
Saturday, 10 September 2016
The 2016 Surlingham Village Festival was held at Padmaloka Retreat Centre on Saturday 10th September. Previously a popular vote was taken for a village personality to open the festival and the winner was Sylvia Russell, local shop keeper and post-mistress.
Sylvia Russell arriving from the temporary carpark, accompanied by Marcin Wojcik from the Padmaloka community.
Sylvia listen to some words of welcome, shielded from a light rain by Marcin.
The cutting of the ribbon to officially open the village festival.
Presentation of a bouquet to Sylvia by festival committee member Karen Francis.
Sunday, 1 May 2016
Saddhamani in the garden this morning working on a flower bed.
He is from France and has also worked as the housekeeper, cook, guest master and bookkeeper.
Tuesday, 26 April 2016
Some photos of Norwich taken on trips to town in the past couple of weeks.
Quay Side - part of the riverside walk.
Plantation Garden on Earlham Road - a secluded and peaceful garden.
The Roman Catholic cathedral of St John the Baptist
View of Norwich Castle in the distance and the War Memorial in the foreground. In between can be seen the coloured rooftops of the market stalls and part of the city centre shopping area beyond.