Home animals Day Trips

Last week, with my husband off work on holidays, we had a week of days out and about. We visited gardens, went to the seaside (twice), a garden centre, for walks, we had picnics and meals out and throughly enjoyed a lovely week with very good weather (only a shower or two).

So this is a post full of photos of our week at home and all the flora and fauna and scenery we encountered along the way!

Well I had to leave my calling card, didn’t I!!! 😉

If you made it to the end, thank you for your perseverance!
Being a blogger makes you look harder ~ don’t you think!!!

Happy new week everyone. 🙂

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Marigold Jam July 15, 2012 - 9:29 pm

So glad you had such a lovely week and plenty of sunshine too by the look of it. Great photos all of them.

Jane July 15, 2012 - 9:53 pm

What lovely photos Vivienne you obviously had some super days out and much better weather than we had here. I spotted some shells there 🙂
Have a good and hopefully dry week.
Jane x

Christina July 16, 2012 - 3:01 am

So lovely! Yes, blogging definitely makes me take notice of the things around me. Glad you had a nice week with hubby!! 🙂

Helen Philipps July 16, 2012 - 9:28 am

What a great week you had! Loved seeing your wonderfully varied pictures, so many interesting things where you are! It’s so true, blogging really does make you look harder and appreciate things much more 🙂
Have a lovely week.
Helen x

Gill July 16, 2012 - 10:44 am

Lovely images of a happy week Vivienne – love those painted telephone kiosks! The coast looks beautiful and serene, and I’m so glad you had some good weather to go with your days out. I agree re: the bloggers eye, you notice the beauty in the less obvious, simple, and often everyday things.
Gill xx

knitsofacto July 16, 2012 - 12:00 pm

It looks like a really relaxing week. So glad the weather was cooperative 😀

Jill July 16, 2012 - 1:11 pm

Wonderful photos Vivienne, though I’m not quite sure that that cow wanted its picture taken. You’ve captured your week beautifully. xx

Anne July 16, 2012 - 1:42 pm

Love all the variety, Vivienne. It looks like it was a good week to be out and about. Today I’m having a day out—-Chinese food, window shopping, etc.

Hoping you’ll have a good week ahead.


Margaret July 16, 2012 - 3:26 pm

Thanks for taking us along on your mini break Vivienne.
I really enjoyed your pictures. The multi coloured phone boxes made me smile.
Liked your message in the sand also but my favourite one is of the pretty shells and pebbles.

Liz in Missouri, USA July 16, 2012 - 5:57 pm

Just Lovely! There seems to be a deplorable lack of gardens and parks where I live at the moment, so I always enjoy traveling with you to yours.

Simone July 17, 2012 - 8:22 am

It looks like a wonderful time was had! I think being Blogger’s does make us more observant and appreciative of what is around us. The photos are stunning. I love the ‘moody cow’ face and the blue butterfly!!! x

julie July 17, 2012 - 9:06 am

super pictures Vivienne – what a nice way to spend a week x

Little Brown Rabbit July 17, 2012 - 12:01 pm

Hello there! So pleased you like them. Where abouts did you visit? We always go to Juan Le Pins next to Antibes.

LOVE those phone boxes!!

Mia July 17, 2012 - 5:12 pm

Lovely! Am I imagining or is the weather better at yours (here not so much) too? You seem to have had a great week, and spotted all the prettiness around us. And your calling card – but naturally!

Many greetings from Finland again!


Deborah July 17, 2012 - 9:14 pm

I came upon your blog when visiting Helen and happily so! It is lovely and your work is so precious! I love our rabbits and brooches and lovely photography!

maggie July 17, 2012 - 11:27 pm

It looks like a lovely adventure – those phone booths are pretty! Very nice photos to cheer me up in all this rain! x Maggie x x x

Patty July 18, 2012 - 11:02 am

These are great pictures Vivienne, it looks like you had some lovely days out and reasonable weather too. Love the trees on first pic, the groovy telephone boxes, Celtic crosses and that handsome cow! x

K @ Aurora Blythe July 19, 2012 - 11:54 pm

The rim of pearls is absolutely the perfect touch!

Karen July 29, 2012 - 3:34 pm

I just love all these photos here, thanks for sharing! xo

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