The spot in the forest of Compiegne, France, where the armistice with Germany was signed, nov.11, 1918 . On the left is the train that formed the headquarters of Marshal Foch and on the right that occupied by the German envoys . 100 years ago the armistice of […]

via France – November 11, 1918 – 100 years ago , the Great War ended there : The clearing of the Armistice – 40 photos — ICI & LA NATURE PICTURES

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Remembrance Day is a ponient day especially this year – the 100 Years Anniversary since the Armistice of World War I.

Red, white, blue, purple and black poppies, white daisies, blue cornflowers, chrysanthemums and forget-me-nots—war remembrance flowers have come in many varieties and almost every colour—including the rainbow, if at least one academic has their way. The United Kingdom and many of the former colonies of the UK, including here in Canada, Australia and the United […]

via The flowers of war and the many colours of remembrance — sqwabb

Summer is almost over but Lord Toby is having a wonderful time. You can click on his photo below to view more of his photos. Sending you all with an enjoyable weekend ahead … To view more of Lord Toby’s fun activities, please visit the link of His Majesty’s Conversations Page. via “Meow! Just having […]

via “Meow! Just having a wonderful moment” – said Lord Toby — Scotland&Me — Enjoying TheMoments — glimpsebyturre

Indeed, a very solemn moments to remember those who died for peace during the 1st World War… ‘Lest we forget’ …

The ‘Flanders Poppy’ now referred to as ‘Remembrance Poppy’ symbolises a worldwide remembrance to those individuals we lost and those who were injured during the ‘Great War’ also known as the World War I. This Yeas of 2018, we are commemorating the ‘Armistice Centenary Anniversary’ that took place in November 11, 1918. The event will […]

via “Lest we forget – 100 Years Since” ‘Flanders Poppies’ Living Their Memories … — Scotland&Me

I must admit to having rather neglected my garden of late. The exceptionally hot weather of the summer following into early autumn has really taken its toll on the planting and, being totally honest, I wasn’t really quite sure how to proceed in order to get it back on track. Ironically taking a break has […]

via Autumn garden… — Side Gate Garden

Pets like Lord Toby are indeed very lucky when they have the luxury of a GalleryCatio to enjoy.

It is a bit warmer today and His Lordship decided that his snoozing pleasure is at his favorite chair in his Catio-Garden Gallery. To view more of Lord Toby’s fun activities, please visit the link of His Majesty’s Conversations Page.

via Catio-snooze on Autumn Day — Scotland&Me

Cats enjoy their moments indeed, especially when they are snoozing gently!

After hazzling for his bedtime, he decided to go ahead and got into a bed of his choice … and got found enjoying it … To view more of Lord Toby’s fun activities, please visit the link of His Majesty’s Conversations Page.

via Cat’s bedtime indeed! — Scotland&Me

It is a fantastic weather today as it felt like Summer day during Autumn. Our blue-eyed Lord Toby enjoyed his moments in the garden. To view more of Lord Toby’s fun activities, please visit the link of His Majesty’s Conversations Page.

via “It is a lovely Summer-like day today”- says Lord Toby — Scotland&Me

Who would not like being cozy? I enjoy cozying …

We were enjoying sunny days in the early part of the week. Then the temperature started sliding colder … Few more poses of Lord Toby in his cosy chair … To view more of Lord Toby’s fun activities, please visit the link of His Majesty’s Conversations Page.

via “It is a cosy chair day while the outside temperature is colder” – says Lord Toby — Scotland&Me

Cats that are loved and healthy; enjoy living in their own surroundings indeed.

Lord Toby and Charlie have been enjoying their outdoor escapades when it is a sunny-Autumn day 🙂 To view more of Lord Toby’s fun activities, please visit the link of His Majesty’s Conversations Page.

via Look who are enjoying the fab and sunny Autumn day … — Scotland&Me

Shairng you the luster of colours during sunny-Autumn days that allow us to appreciate the beauty of nature around us. In many areas they are experiencing the dropping temperatures with wintry breeze, however we are enjoying our gardens; can’t ignore the moments. To view more of the seasonal transformation of LTs Castle Garden, please visit […]

via The beautiful and colourful Autumn Day … — Scotland&Me

A very interesting personified conversations between furry friends, Charlie, the Neighbor and Lord Toby, the Baron of Kelso.

Have fun reading it …

You may like to enjoy this stress-free interlude between Charlie, the Neighbor and His Majesty Lord Toby. To view more of Lord Toby’s fun activities, please visit the link of His Majesty’s Conversations Page.

via An Autumn Interlude … — Scotland&Me

Autumn Season is always a favorite because of the changes of numerous leaves around us.

Its only few days since Autumn Season have started and here we are getting immersed into cooler temperature and the changing colours everyday. The amenities of colourful leaves that are changing around us has been refreshing to witness. It is almost chaging every minute of the day. Indeed, a wonderful experience and appreciate those foliage […]

via This morning, it is 3°C and the Autumn foliage are appearing gracefully … — Scotland&Me

Flanders Poppies are pretty and remarkable of what they signify today.

The Flanders Poppies have been giving us their spectacular blooms since the beginning of Summer. They are still going and enjoying the warmth temperature of early Autumn Season; their location enjoys the afternoon sun. During the Spring, it was great finding Flanders Poppies from a Scottish garden centre. The seeds were planted to locations […]

via Blooming “Flanders Poppies” are prominent in our garden — Scotland&Me

Summer is always the best moments for us in our family … Happy Summer to Everyone as well. Been a very hectic Summer from our end … just didn’t have the bandwidth to post some updates. However, today we’re able to find time in uploading some of the Summer photo sessions of our handsome Lord […]

via Lord Toby Is Sending a Summery Hello to All — Scotland&Me — glimpsebyturre

It is rainy day and a bit windy as well today. After much consideration of the moments; Lord Toby have decided that it would be best for His Majesty to purr on his daily-favorite chair in his catio gallery. To view more of Lord Toby’s fun activities, please visit the link of His Majesty’s Conversations Page. […]

via “Meow! It’s raining daddy” – says Lord Toby — Scotland&Me

Eating Healthy Yellow The illustrated foods below are very cheap to buy and they will keep ones body healthy. You don’t need to be a Millionaire to afford them. So the question remains … why so many people have poor health and dependent on medications under capitalistic incognitos! People often believe that failing eyesight is […]

via Yes! Yellow Foods Are Healthy, indeed. FOOD THAT ARE HEALTHY FOR EYE HEALTH — RENCETASTE — Scotland&Me

This article illustrates some basic food concepts and knowledge that our great grandparents have known for decades – “healthy living with basic food groups“. These were taken for granted by current generations who were influenced greatly by capitalism; and the results are poorer health conditions of many if not most. This is tragic, given high […]

via Basic Simple Food Groups Make You Healthy! Eat More Green Red & Yellow Vegetables – Clare Collins — Online Marketing Scoops — glimpsebyturre — Scotland&Me

Aster flowers are equally unique type of flowers; they bridge the ending season of Summer and stay put during the Autumn Season. Their beauty adorn every garden, however their lushness will depend at ones locale conditions. They are perennials and herbaceous. This week, we began enjoying the lovely blooms of our blue and yellow asters […]

via Lovely Asters in our Garden — Scotland&Me

Answer: The catnip plant has oil by the name of”nepetalactone” in it. When nepetalactone hit the olfactory receptors – er – the scent hits their noses, the oil stimulates receptors that sense chemicals called “pheromones.” This causes a chemical reaction which gives a feline a feeling of euphoria or overwhelming glee. In other words… They […]

via Wonder Wednesdays: What attracts cats to catnip? — Following Him Beside Still Waters

Creating such a magnificent landscape like this one employed a deep and creative thinking from start to its colorful results. The combination of plants, foliage and flowers are so pretty. I can sit on that bench all day to appreciate my sorroundings.

Lord Toby enjoys looking at the garden where wildlife like birds, butterflies and bees enjoy; including neighbours Charlie and Parker who wander around frequently.

via The Bench at LT’s Garden — Scotland&Me

Cats are always fun to watch their sophistication and naughtiness… yet loving and playful companions. I don’t have a cat but friends and families do and I share their joys when I visit with them.

Lord Toby’s Conversation page is lovely and enjoyable to read through … handsome and intelligent chap too..

Some favorites among many escapades of Lord Toby in his Castle.

via Lord Toby’s Moments that cheer you up … — Scotland&Me

Our Summer Garden has been entertaining us including our visitors, friends and neighbors. It is a joy to see the results of hardworks of gardening earlier on. We are only in the middle of Summer. Can’t wait to see what the Fall Season Garden will look like 🙂

via Summer Blooms in LT’s Garden — Scotland&Me

Two handsome cats …

It was warm and sunny afternoon when Lord Toby spotted from his window, a visiting neighbour who was wandering in his Castle’s garden. They got introduced with each other 🙂 Since then Charlie has been a frequent visitor in the garden at Lord Toby’s Castle.

via Lord Toby Met Charlie, the Neighbour — Scotland&Me

I love colorful gardens …

Upcycling is something we do without even thinking about it here at I Breathe I DIY. We had this old hanging plant pot out in the shed that wasn’t being used. It ended up in the shed because there’s nothing special about it and it’s black. Black is usually a go-to color for us, but […] […]

via Recycling: Painting a Plastic Pot DIY — Scotland&Me

It is Summer indeed! And it is wonderful to have it and enjoy while it lasts.

Been a very hectic Summer from our end … just didn’t have the bandwidth to post some updates. However, today we’re able to find time in uploading some of the Summer photo sessions of our handsome Lord Toby, the Baron of Kelso. Please enjoy … and wishing you more fun during the rest of the […]

via Lord Toby Is Sending a Summery Hello to All — Scotland&Me

Beautiful garden, indeed!

We have transformed our garden of which we are now enjoying their beautiful combination of colours; created to grace us with various blooms throughout four seasons. Indeed, a fulfilling and enjoyable landscape; that we have created. Yet, other transformations are in progress. For now, the Spring flowers are entertaining us with their magnificence. These flowers […]

via Transformed Garden: ‘Our Scottish-English Garden & Flowers’ — Scotland&Me

Raw Spicy Thai Green Papaya Salad — — glimpsebyturre

This incredible salad is the last of the amazing dishes that I discovered during my stay at the Amatara Wellness Resort in Thailand! It takes just a few moments to throw together and is an iconic dish from this beautiful country. The salad itself contains an abundance of ingredients that pack a healthy punch, and […]

via Raw Spicy Thai Green Papaya Salad — — glimpsebyturre

The Choice of a Healthy Meal is the ‘Salade niçoise’ — Scotland&Me

“Healthy meal is always the best … it saves you from visiting a physician! 😦

I love the page of this site as it illustrates their adventures of cooking different international cuisines – check it out if you have not seen it – eating-healthy-adventures-with-food/ 

As we continue our adventures in Scotland, we browsed our eMJ’s Favourites Binder and noticed our ‘Salade niçoise’ Recipe. We decided to re-create this Recipe based on available materials in Kelso. Successfully, we found all the ingredients that we need. Most are locally grown and others from Spain, Greece, France, et al. We love foods […]

via The Choice of a Healthy Meal is the ‘Salade niçoise’ — Scotland&Me

Happy St Patrick’s Day — History of Sorts

The history of St Patrick, , is a bit sketchy, the exact date of birth is not known .Similarly, the place where St Patrick was born cannot be confirmed. Suffice to say there is a broad agreement that he was active as a missionary in Ireland during the second half of the 5th century.And he is regarded as the […]

via Happy St Patrick’s Day — History of Sorts

Lord Toby Enjoys Watching the Snow: “It is snowing lots and Glasgow Area is on Red Alert and NOT the Whole of Scotland” — Scotland&Me

It is always fun to see cat’s prowess in demanding what he likes … Lord Toby is lovely … very good communicator …

The view of today’s snowy moments … Of course, the media loves sensationalising of the entire Scotland under ‘Red Warning’ instead of factually and responsibly write or report only the affected areas.

via Lord Toby Enjoys Watching the Snow: “It is snowing lots and Glasgow Area is on Red Alert and NOT the Whole of Scotland” — Scotland&Me