The Sweet Smell of Hawthorn Blossoms

The Sweet Smell of Hawthorn Blossoms

Le doux parfum des fleurs d’aubépine Hawthorn is found growing in many places in Normandy : in family garden and by field and woods. In May, this small thorny tree produces a mass of small delicate flowers. Quite often we call these “Mayflowers”. L’aubépine se trouve...
The First of May

The First of May

Le Premier mai … The first spring flowers herald the return of warm, sunny days. The bluebells, the apple blossoms, and even the modest dandelions point to the arrival of the first of May in all it’s glory ! Les premières fleurs du printemps annoncent le retour...
In the mean time …

In the mean time …

En attendant … Ahh … Normandy grass ! Ahhh … l’herbe normande ! Céléno can assure you … … there is nothing more beautiful and more delicious ! Céléno peut vous assurer …. … il n’y a rien de plus joli et de plus délicieux !...
Finally …

Finally …

Finalement ! Spring is finally here ! Finalement le printemps est arrivé ! The bees are working … Les abeilles se mettent à travailler … … and as for me, I’ve traded in my knitting needles for garden tools ! … et moi, j’ai échangé mes...
One Week After the Snow …

One Week After the Snow …

Une semaine après la neige … … Spring is here ! … le printemps est arrivé ! The entire contents of the SpinningShepherd.com © Copyright 2008-2019.  Text and photographs may not be published, broadcast or redistributed without the express permission...
Grass in Normandy

Grass in Normandy

L’herbe normande There’s almost too much grass … Il y en a presque trop … … but better too much grass than not enough ! … mais mieux vaut trop d’herbe que pas assez ! Mira & Merope The entire contents of the...