Son Nick has sent us this enticing picture. He is in Tobago on, I must grudgingly admit, a well-deserved holiday, staying with a friend whose mother lives there, and whose pool this is… Meanwhile, Nick’s mother is sitting at the computer in an outdoor fleece (we’re getting a bit careful with our oil consumption these days, as you may gather) trying to feel pleased for him and not green with envy.
Our logburner downstairs is going merrily however, so it is perhaps about time to nip downstairs, shed the fleece and accept a glass of cool white wine. One can always pretend!
Meanwhile, his next stop is Surinam so all being well we may have some more interesting photos to share with you via his mobile. (Before you ask, I don’t know but will endeavour to find out). And if anyone does know anything about Surinam it would be good to find out.
It has been really hot here as it has in most parts of the country. We are getting ready for Open Gardens next Sunday, 25 June 2017. The rose above the stone barn has prolific blooms that we are hoping will still be there at the end of the week. Lots of hot air balloons […]
Chatsworth House played host to RHS flower show for the 1st time this year. The setting is delightful and the show gardens all very natural which is lovely to see in this Peak District setting. Peak District Premier Cottages contributed to the sponsorship of the Experience Peak District garden which won a Silver Gilt medal. […]
The Eroica Festival will be taking place at Friden Grange between the 16 and 18 June 2017. This is one of the most popular events in the cycling and festival calendars and Tom’s and Douglas’s Barns are ideally placed being only 5 miles from the venue. You do not even need to get in the […]