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Easter on the Meadow

Getting ready to find some bunny nests!

Family and friends get ready to find some bunny nests on the Meadow!

It has become a tradition for us to head down to the Millennium Meadow to meet with other families on Easter weekend. Katya organizes an Easter Egg hunt which gets more challenging every year!

This year, she built lovely Easter bunny “nests” and put the chocolates in them; the nests were then spread around the meadow, near the stream. More nests were put in trees nearby. » Continue reading Easter on the Meadow »

Red Leaves on Acer

Colourful Acer Tree

Our Japanese Maple (Acer) tree is turning a lovely set of colours this autumn, just like so many trees in Hampshire, and likely all of the UK.

A Walk “Within” Whitchurch

This weekend we stayed well within the known Whitchurch area (unlike last weekend). Tosha’s friend Tristan brought along his sister Autumn and his mum and dad (Carole and Richard) for a walk along the Test River path and into the Millennium Meadow.

It was a gorgeous spring day in the middle of winter: sunny […]

Autumn in Winter

Earlier this month, Tristan (Tosha’s friend from nursery) came over with his older sister Autumn. Everyone had a blast playing around our house; no more so than Autumn who directed everyone to start washing all our stepping stones in the garden.

The thought was well placed, but not unfortunately, the water. Buy, hey, what […]

Autumn Colours (aka Fall Colors)

This autumn has been spectacular for the colour of the foliage around us! There were a few frosty nights a little while ago, and now it is pretty mild – ideal for having, and photographing, the changing landscape. On Saturday, after Tolii’s regular swim lessons, we had a delicious pub lunch at The Bush […]