Showing posts from April, 2012

Friends, family, festival and flowers

Enjoyed the 40th Wedding Anniversary celebrations of a lovely couple in Clapham, North Yorkshire, birthplace of The Dalesman. Mazeltov Jackie and David. Great atmosphere. We met up with longstanding friends, ate wonderful food and danced the night away at the Ceilidh.

Spring Judging for Yorkshire in Bloom took place this month and, as always, it is a real pleasure and privilege to visit and mark the entries.We were lucky with the weather too. Always inspiring to see what volunteers can achieve as was a regular visit to RHS Harlow Carr Gardens, Harrogate

We knew that the weather forecast was bleak when we set off for the coast, and when the heavens opened and the wind rocked the caravan and we could hear the roar of the waves, we felt as if we were on a boat.Our visitors who were coming the next day phoned to say they were snowed in!
However we managed a visit to Flamborough before the weather took a turn for the worst.

The theme for this session’s class of flower arranging was cupc…