I just thought I would post some pictures of the stunning blossom we have here at the moment - it seems particularly spectacular this year ... but the weather forecast is that we're due for heavy rain over the next few days - so, here are a few pictures before it gets blown away; first, the wisteria - this now reaches half-way around the house and barn and is over 30 metres long:
- and the fruit trees are laden ... this is the apple tree behind the well-house
- and the quince tree and the magnolia, whose blossoms are so short-lived anyway:
Just look at the delicacy of the quince blossom:
But, as evening draws in you can see the rain clouds building:
Simon lives at Nichoir, Le Bruel, with his wife Noella. They moved here in May 2013, with their Newfoundland dog, Oska, and their cat, Snufkin. Together they have set out on an adventure to create what they hope will be home from home for family and a rather special Chambres D'Hotes for guests.
Simon & Noella Mauger, 'Nichoir', Le Bruel, 81340 Lacapelle Pinet, TARN, France