|Yes, Spring has arrived in Tipton - our cherry blossom|
Our cherry tree is in blossom - a joy! But as I took this shot this morning it was a joy tinged more than a little with sorrow
In the same way when collecting medicines from our nearby pharmacy - grateful that so much care is available to us - yet my thoughts dwelling on folk in Ukraine unable to get the help they need. I'm sure you have seen the harrowing picturesI could draw many more parallels. Amid the utter devastation it is often the small detail that tells a story - the abandoned toy, the empty pushchair, the lost shoe. Old Codger notices the gardens ...
|One of many, many devastated gardens - see editor's note below for acknowlegement|
|These former Polish soldiers were resettled in the Staffordshire |
Moorlands, seen here in a Buxton quarry. I often drive past their
former Blackshaw camp near the Roaches and Ramshaw Rocks
|Wiki acknowledged: by Kosar - own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, |
|See the upturned crates on the left of the picture. My homebrew anti-heron measure - the fish hide when in danger!|
|The map of Central Europe once looked very different|
(Map acknowledgement: Mathiasrex via Wikipedia)
|We are now back on our feet.|
The weeding is done and we're
ready to receive visitors.
Come and take a look!