Tag Archives: Bench

Friday Bench: Thenford

At Thenford Arboretum and Gardens, there’s a wonderful rill. But, lo what do I see in the distance?

Ah yes, it’s a little clearer now…

… oh, my goodness! πŸ™‚

Friday Bench: Willow Reader

On view at Avebury Manor’s fab sculpture exhibition in the garden until October 13th. Unless it gets sold!

You can go for a wander though some of the other exhibits here.

Friday Bench: Niesen

It took several trains, cable cars and a couple of funicular railways – so steep you needed to lean on the bar in front of you to keep upright – to get to this point!

It seemed rather appropriate to find an ice cream called Scream in the mountain top cafe πŸ˜‰

There are plenty of benches with this kind of view in Switzerland, but the marathon to arrive at this one makes it the one to publish πŸ™‚

Friday Bench: Spirit Song Over the Waters

I’ve spent a week gazing at this most magical of waterfalls, reputed to fall into a valley which inspired Tolkien’s Rivendell. The falls themselves inspired Goethe to write ‘Spirit Song Over the Waters

I took this photo on the start of a walk which takes you to behind the falls – I got soaked! πŸ™‚

You can read more about them here.

Friday Bench: Escape to River Cottage

Life’s been rather hard recently so it was great to have the opportunity to escape to River Cottage HQ earlier this week.

It was an inspiring and delicious day. During our tour of the kitchen garden with Head Gardener Helen, these simple benches in the shade (it was stupendously hot!), one surrounded by Erigeron caught my eye.