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The garden is open for business, When Harry met Ron and Bunny and Spring

Bliss, finally a beautiful day. Morning  fitness with Mick, and there was a dash to the beach.  The sun so warm we spilled out straight after lunch and it was only rain that pushed us back inside at 3.15pm! Gerry and Reg took a walk and fed the fish. Meg helped with sweeping.

Ethel and Ethne loved listening to the spring sounds  and views (yes, daffodils!) , Kay and Betty chatting away and all four watching men at work.  And men we did have! Ron continued with digging out what was a very big and prickly shrub and Harry helping out and supervising. And as you would expect they moved after that to discuss the important aspects of wisteria 🙂  It was great to see both Harry and Ron enjoying doing something they love and enjoying each other’s company. And if that was not enough Harry has now got a second garden mate – Bunny. Where do you find Bunny on the terrace? Under the raised beds cleaning the paving 🙂

And the gardening was followed by another wonderful live music session / music quiz. As usual Eileen and Clare enjoyed the music tremendously watching John’s playing. We all had a super day!Let’s pray for more days like that…

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Just checking you are OK Enid

Caring for your friends is something that just happens even when you are singing and listening to live music. 

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A lazy hot afternoon in the garden

Rene feeding the chickens with Jamie with bread crust, Reg watering the raised beds and pots, Dennis doing regular quality control checks, Betty spending time with Harry on their bench under the Cedar tree and welcoming family and friends, Claire and Meg taking her walk around the garden, John, Enid, Ethne and Tom soaking up the sun, Kay in her favourite spot under the weeping ash. Finally, the last four standing (Harry, Enid, Reg and Tom), settling down for supper under the pergola. Bliss…

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Our weekly afternoon dance and music party

Thanks to Julie John can enjoy a break over coffee. Harry entertained visitors and friends 😀DSC_0030 DSC_0041 DSC_0040 DSC_0037 DSC_0035 DSC_0034 DSC_0032

Our Spring Party

The garden ready, the games ready, the BBQ going and the spring has not arrived today!!! Still, we had what turned out to be a very special party today inside. The home was buzzing, people talking, laughing, singing, dancing and enjoying each others company.

Big thanks to everyone who made it happen  😀

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