Browsing Tag

hertfordshire

Californian Poppies in Watford

It’s not every day you see an amazing display of orange poppies in Watford, someone had scattered some poppy seeds and forgotten about them and now there is a glorious orange field. Mixed with some pink and white poppies and thistles which will bloom in June will produce a kaleidoscope of colour. These orange poppies…

Cheslyn Gardens Watford 2020

The beautiful Cheslyn Gardens is now in full bloom as spring is near its end. Sitting in one of the many seats in the garden you could be transported far away as you hear the birds singing, collecting food for their young. You can hear the water rushing over the pond’s waterfall in the background…

Weather in January 2020

Another mild month which over the UK which was the 6th warmest January since 1884, it ended up 2c above average. Lots of low-pressure systems crossed the Atlantic fueled by the very strong jet stream. Which in turn was magnified by the difference in temperature in the Arctic and the Atlantic Ocean. The cold has…

Hertfordshire Year of Culture

Welcome to Hertfordshire’s Year of Culture 2020 it is a year to showcase Hertfordshire as a county of creative and cultural opportunity. There are lots of events across the county which celebrate Hertfordshire’s arts, culture and heritage. Find out about all the events on the dedicated website called Creative Hertfordshire. Lots of the events I…

Chinese New Year 2020 at Watford Intu

Its the Chinese New Year on Saturday and the start of the celebrations began in the Watford Intu shopping centre last Saturday 18th January. Beautiful dance, music and martial arts curated by Ms Lijun Bi from the Aubretia Dance Studio with performances also from Portsmouth Dance Group. Happy New Year! It will be the year…

The Florist in Watford

Great to have the amazing Florist in Watford, the colourful bar/restaurant. It opened on the 22nd of April 2019 on a hot sunny Easter bank holiday and it was very busy when I arrived in the early afternoon. It certainly is a selfie paradise for all you Instagrammers out there with lots of backdrops to…

Moor Park Golf Club

One of the most amazing building interiors in Hertfordshire is just around the corner from Watford. Set in Rickmansworth’s rolling golf courses, the building stems from the 17th century. It is a mansion within 300 acres of woodland as you can see from the pictures it wouldn’t look out of place in some Venetian street….

Fireworks in St Albans

An amazing evening of fireworks in St Albans easily one of the best and longest fireworks displays I have seen. It was in the historical city of St Albans with its cathedral and Abbey. Even though I live Watford which is quite close to St Albans this is the first time I have visited their…

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