Author Archives: marystreasurechest

About marystreasurechest

Life provided me a long variety of experiences in skills, careers and hobbies. Countryside, nature, gardening, reading, cooking, knitting, cross-stitch. Originally from Reading/Newbury areas, now reside in S. Wales. Writing stories, telling tales of everyday life . Take a peep in my 'treasure chest' and enjoy your read. All work on this site is copyright of the owner

Bank Holiday weekend May–Garden

I never take a trip out in the car to go walking either in the country or by the coast. living close to toursit areas they are always very busy wjhen the sun shines and people descend on the our … Continue reading

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Garden Photo

Iam still trying to get photos from phone tp my computer. But here is the photo of part of the garden As you can see it is colourful with the mauve and white flowers. These plants were given to me … Continue reading

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Outside Painting

I have a new phone and at the moment am trying to work out how to put my photos on to the computer. Really frustrating. I have several photos I wish to share with you re the garden. The way … Continue reading

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Bluebells

At this time of the year, especially this year, the woods are filled with the smell and wonderful display of Bluebells. Today was sunny but the wind stillhad a bit of a chill. But our walk to Gnoll park most … Continue reading

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Benji on May Day 1st May 2017

He’s tired now and fast asleep. This weekend has been an exciting one for him. Saturday my daughter visited. The weather was dry but still a bit cold. When she visits we all like to got to the beach. This … Continue reading

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Easter Monday 2017

I like to do something special on this day. The weather was sunny and mild  and so I decided to take a walk to our local park. When my Aunty was alive we used to go to Aberdulais Falls or … Continue reading

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Easter Greetings

I wish you all a good Easter and send blessings to all my bloggers. These are the chicks I have made for my great grandchildren and will share with you. Mary & Benji

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Walk With Benji–Melyncourt Waterfalls

Melyncourt Waterfalls is a spectacular 80 feet high waterfall. It is located 1mile from the village of Resolven situated in the Neath Valley in S. Wales. A twenty minute drive away and the sun shining and it felt warm for … Continue reading

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Capturing A Day In The Garden

We have had a couple of ‘mildish’ days and so the garden called to be attended to. In Lidls. Morrison and B & M I have purchased some plants. As 3 cats reside next door I aim to plant with … Continue reading

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Spring– Beginning In The Garden

Just catching a little time to tell you about the garden. When moving into a new home the garden is not always to your liking and over the winter months one plans. On a T.V. program I watched it told … Continue reading

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