The Slope on Thursday – Happy August

It has been mostly sunny this week and hot in comparison to previous weeks but nothing like the usual heat we endure during the first week of August, hence my title! I’m happy.

The early mornings and evening are cool, wonderful!  I can work outside, I can sleep at night, there is nothing to not love about the weather so far this year. Continue reading


In a vase on Monday – It stands up!

Monday seems to come around very quickly!  Monday means a vase of flowers picked from our own gardens and arranged to join in with Cathy at Rambling in the Garden for her Monday meme.  Do visit to see what others are finding to pick today, the first Monday in August.

Again this week I wanted to have another try with a hand tied bouquet – surely it can’t be that difficult? Continue reading