Category Archives: The Crumbe diaries

June 3

Dog roses in the hedge.  I think they are very beautiful and smell lovely but what IS the connection?  

June 2

This is one of my favourite swimming places. The pool, in the heart of the wood, is just upstream from the old packhorse bridge where the water is a gold ochery brown with lime green reflections from the trees.   … Continue reading

June 1

Golden afternoon, – lying in the long grass among Ragged Robin and Buttercups, listening to the sounds of the river and the birds and watching a pair of Brimstone butterflies.  I love this place.  

The Crumble diaries

May 31 So many Foxgloves this year, at least that is what I have been told.   I am sitting beside the path in the woods at Pethybridge admiring these and I must say they are very attractive to bees. … Continue reading