Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Back Home

We have now returned from our sojourn east,  I am back home in the foothills of the Pyrenees...

The Jasmine has been busy whilst we have been away and now it is at it's zenith, it's perfume is scenting the air at the front and back of the house, I think the humidity of this mountainous corner of France makes it even more pungent than the Jasmine in the east...


One small creature is delighted to be back home on his manor, free to roam round the garden, fields and country lanes.

 "Now this looks like a nice cool spot"

"That's it, put your back into it woman"

"I have proffered help, they will call me if they need me"

Reality bites, I have a house and garden to prepare for an onslaught of Summer visitors.

Back Soon.


  1. Lovely photographs...and don't worry aboutthe orgy of preparation, Crusoe looks as if he has it all in paw...

  2. I do believe you are in heaven. And, I love Crusoe!

  3. Beautiful images Dash. That jasmine is splendid.

  4. Welcome home, Dash. It must be hard to start doing chores when you can see and smell all that right outside your door! Bonne chance. From beautiful Nice, Veronique (French Girl in Seattle)

  5. You live in the foothills of the Pyrenees, I live in the foothills of the Rockies! Nice mountain shots, mountains are my favorite scenery. Although ours are hidden by smoke these days because of the wildfires.

  6. Your jasmine is breathtaking....and Crusoe is too!

  7. Next time I really would love to meet Crusoe, if at all possible. That face!

    And I can almost smell the jasmine. It must be heavenly...

    I agree, I wouldn't be able to get anything done at all. I would just stare at the gorgesous scenery all day and dream...


  8. What a perfect spot you have there !!!

  9. Dashi...I am mad for Crusoe...always have been, always will. That last shot is fantastic...
    Welcome home..by the looks of it...it must be wonderful to be back. :)
    Jeanne xx

  10. beautiful pictures!!
    the jasmines look like a thousand constellations of stars splashed together.
    Crusoe too looks content in the wheel-barrow. :)
    Happy Summer!!

  11. How lovely to have the view of mountains in the distance.

  12. I garden like a champ, love dogs, and am a dab hand at pouring wine.

    When should I plan on arriving?


  13. Dash looks like he is still in holiday mode!!! Adorable. I can smell your jasmine from here it is so healthy and your Pyrenees view breathtaking your summer guests will be spoilt am sure..
    Carla x

  14. beautiful scenery, lots of green and so photogenic dog!


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