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waddy

About me

I'm a retired English teacher living just outside Huddersfield in West Yorkshire. I enjoy nothing better than being in my garden, which is small but packed! We have one son, married to Carly and we have two granddaughters, Freya April, born 3rd April 2011 (she was actually born on Mother's Day) and Eliza Ivy born 2nd of November 2014. I've got a bit of a wanderlust, so I love travelling both in the UK and abroad. I hate winter weather as I suffer from Osteoarthritis which is always worse in the cold months, which is one of the reasons my OH (Richard) and myself try to get away for a couple of weeks in the winter, to somewhere a bit warmer and drier. I enjoy chatting to other GoY members and I'm pleased to say I've made some lovely friends since joining. I don't really have any favourite flowers or plants, but I have to admit to hating Spanish Bluebells.

Latest photos

  • Close up..can you see the bees?
  • California Lilac
  • Campanula
  • A garden flower photo

Latest blogs

Frogs!

Posted on 12 Jul, 2020 20 comments

Technology gone wrong

Posted on 26 Jun, 2020 21 comments

Night Time Visitors

Posted on 11 May, 2020 27 comments

Latest questions

I have a fern which is outside in a pot at present

Asked on 10 Aug, 2020 4 replies

Hello everyone

Asked on 31 May, 2020 4 replies

I have a corner of my garden

Asked on 22 May, 2020 7 replies


What else

Joined in Mar 2012

Country: United Kingdom

County: West Yorkshire