Part of my recuperation!!!

geoffhandley(Shropshire, UK)October 19, 2005

I have been quite ill the last few weeks...and i have not felt like posting. The doctor says that as part of my therapy I should keep walking. So i got out my season ticket and went down to Ness botanic gardens on the Wirral. This is one of the first things I encountered, a hardy geranium. Now i must get one like this for the garden. I went yesterday so it is producing a lot of late colour.

My wife liked this one so much that last night she told me to print it on glossy paper and she has made it into a birthday card.

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rosemariero(Z9 SW SUNDiegoCA)

Sorry to hear you have not been well, Geoff! Glad the doc ordered you to walk...AND that you chose such a place...so you could share some beauty with us!!

It is a beautiful shot...as your wife knows!
Hope you're all better quickly!

~Rosemarie

    Bookmark   October 19, 2005 at 7:19PM
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gldno1

Geoff, sorry that you have been ill. How lucky that you have something near with such beauty for you to enjoy while walking.

The geranium is gorgeous.

Wishing you a speedy recovery,

gld

    Bookmark   October 20, 2005 at 6:10AM
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carol23_gw

I hope you are feeling better, Geoff!
Lovely and cheerful flower, that Geranium.

    Bookmark   October 20, 2005 at 8:47AM
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geoffhandley(Shropshire, UK)

Well I enjoyed the stroll around Ness and for weeks before walking has been difficult.Being a keen hill walker I was somewhat surprised when i started getting chest pains when climbing. It reached a climax at the school where I teach where they had to call for paramedics after i had an attack while carrying equipment. Fortunately it was not a heart attack but i am in a sort of limbo where they are investigating whether I have angina. So I am on sick leave with orders to keep walking and gardening, but nothing too strenuous.

    Bookmark   October 20, 2005 at 4:10PM
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natvtxn(z8BTX)

I hope you are on the mend. Best of luck.

    Bookmark   October 20, 2005 at 6:50PM
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