I look from the window, once again the rain is beating down. My mind wanders and thoughts of yesterday come to me. I spent the day with Mr P, my daughter and the grandchildren. In pouring rain, two old cars, lovingly restored by my husband, took to the road for the London to Brighton classic car run. It was a wonderful day, with a stop for lunch en route. Arriving at Brighton in torrential rain we left the cars and headed for a cafe. I looked at Riley and Poppi, they had behaved so well and I knew the last thing they wanted was to be sitting down once again. "Come on lets go throw pebbles in the sea." We waved the adults a cheery goodbye and headed for the beach. The 30 minutes we spent together were magical....like me, they do not worry about getting wet. We laughed and chatted and just had fun. Soaking wet but happy we headed back to the cafe and met the others........time to head for home.
Back home, I notice the bog garden is looking lovely. The Easter Lily are in bloom......also called Lily of the Nile. They do well here, I intend to add more at some point.
A particular favourite of mine is the Candelabra Primula. She has her feet in plenty of water, so is looking particularly happy this year.
I love this image, if you look closely there is a reflection of a bloom in the raindrop....so pretty.
And finally, I have removed the fountain from the pond. I know that water lillies do not like movement and have found this to be true. Whilst she always bloomed, never quite as much as I liked. This year there are lots and lots of buds, so the fountain will not be going back :)