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By Way of Explanation ...


The short blogging break I intended to re-charge my batteries has changed into a rather more extended one - longer than I anticipated.  So to those of you who have been in contact wondering if all was well - the answer is yes, I am fine - but thank you for your concern.

Unsure  when or if I will be returning on a regular basis - but I thought I owed you some explanation, rather than leaving the blog hanging in mid air. 

One thing for sure, I certainly do miss you all  and hope my blogging mojo returns at some point.

With very best wishes
Elaine xx


  1. So glad to hear from you Elaine. Some blog daily and others only occasionally. I do miss blogs I follow that go silent. I guess the middle place would be to hear from friends from time to time to know what's been happening. That would be nice. Guess you are busy in preparation for your beautiful gardens.

  2. I've missed your beautiful photographs Elaine. I hope you will put in an appearance from time to time.

  3. Thank you for responding Elaine - I am pleased to know that all is well with you - take care.

  4. Glad you are OK and I hope you come back soon

  5. I'm glad you are well, I hope you enjoy your rest and I wish you many blessings.

  6. Thanks for letting us know that you're okay. I hope that you do continue posting, even if only occasionally.
    Take care, and happy gardening. Flighty xx

  7. Thank you for letting us know how you are, Elaine. Best wishes:)

  8. We all need a break now and then. I took quite a long one a few years ago (didn't have internet for a while, in fact, so a total technology break!) I am glad you touched base, and wish you well.

  9. Lovely to know that you are OK and only taking a break. It's a dilemma with blogging, how often to post and not wanting it to become a chore. Look forward to seeing your garden as the year progresses.

  10. I'm still here, but then I knew where you were because you told me. I assume you still read me from time to time. I follow you on Instagram, but you know that, so I know you are still out there.x

  11. I miss you and am so glad you are well. I know what it's like to lose your blogging mojo. After a bit of a break I'm slowly trying to find my way back to some kind of regular posting...I'm shooting for once a week. I hope you'll find your way back soon. ♥

  12. How good to hear from you! I have been constantly checking your blog thinking somehow I wasn't getting notifications. I was worried so delighted to hear all is well. I do hope you get your mojo back, I really miss you and your posts, friend of mine. Please come back soon, or send me a link to follow you on instragram...I'm sure I'll figure that out! Meanwhile, you take good care of you.xxxx

  13. So good to read your post.
    I have been checking back from time to time ...

    Take Care, and come back to blogging when you feel ready

    All the best Jan

  14. I am just glad that all is well :) no hurry - we will be here when you return

  15. Hi Elaine. Thank you for letting us know you are well. I hope the coming of Spring will jog your blogging mojo as your garden blooms and blossoms; I look forward to seeing your lovely photos. My blog has been quite hit and miss in recent months, but I hope an improvement in the weather will allow me to get out and about with my camera. Best wishes - Rosemary x

  16. I'm glad you are ok, I did wonder what had happened. Take care and enjoy the break from blogging sometimes it can be such hard work! Sarah x

  17. Come back soon Elaine .... we all miss you, your photographs and your jaunts in the countryside. XXXX

  18. Dear Elaine - missing you...hope you return soon because I always enjoy your lovely posts. In the meantime take care. Hugs!

  19. I miss you too. I keep coming back, hoping for a reprise, but blogging seems to have a shelf life and I, too, find that mine is reaching its expiration date. There are so many things to do and see and say, and so many other good places to do and see and say them, it is no wonder that we move on. Just
    wanted you to know that even though you are out of sight, you are not out of mind.


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