Thursday, May 7, 2015

Thursday the 7th

Statue in the garden
A bit of nostalgia;  Last Saturday was World Naked Gardening Day, now I do not think many people actually participated, especially in this country but it gives me a break from Election day and to go back a few years when we wandered round the gardens of a house in Malmesbury next to the abbey, where the owners did in fact work naked in summer and are famed for it, in fact I saw a photo of him on the net a couple of days ago.
It was a very hot day and this was my first digital camera, and a lot of the photos have my thumb in them sadly, but not a bad camera till it succumbed to sand in its innards, must have been to the sea side.



Tom looking rather ghostly


Is that a Norman arch from the Abbey?

Roy quietly sat at the top of the stairs


And if you want a moral story to come out of this, the couple at Malmesbury Abbey House divorced last year, not often you get to write 'divorced naked gardeners'  ;)


5 comments:

  1. No Thelma. I suppose married, fully clad ones are far more numerous.
    That garden is really something though. Those large herbaceous beds with things like phlox are splendid - and there is nothing like water for adding drama. Beautiful photographs.

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  2. Strange how different cameras catch things, I remember it was very hot and the sharpness of that camera is almost as good as my latest...

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  3. Brilliant! "Divorced naked gardeners"! Perhaps all that publicity about their bare bods aroused a bit too much public interest.

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    1. Glad you enjoyed it, I suspect they must have put some clothes on in winter, and as for pruning roses?

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    2. Glad you enjoyed it, I suspect they must have put some clothes on in winter, and as for pruning roses?

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