Alfred Tennyson’s famous words:
“Ring out the old, ring in the new,
Ring, happy bells, across the snow…”
What snow?! I think I need to change that line to “green, green grass”!
Here’s the view today, as the light faded at around 3.30pm (compare with the next photo, taken last summer!)
And my message for 2014…
Embrace the new year with upturned eyes and an open heart
Look forward, stride forward, over new ground
Leaving footprints behind you as you step into the unknown
It’s time once again for me to thank you all for a great blogging year.
Thank you for being there, for liking and commenting on my posts, for your loyalty and support, and for putting out such inspiring, interesting and positive posts yourselves. All this means an AWFUL lot to me!
So now I wish you all a very Happy and Healthy New Year, full of joy and harmony, kindness and laughter, and good food and flowers! I hope it brings with it all you could wish for.
Talking of wishes, here are a few things I’m hoping for this coming year….
A sudden exodus of slugs and snails to the woods beyond the garden
Success with my poppy seeds
That our resident mole does not bring his family with him to settle down for good
A glimpse of a rare butterfly
To smell the elusive scent of Hepaticas in the woods this spring
Time for the hammock (and no mosquitoes!)
Plenty of sunshine
What are your hopes for 2014?