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Living in the damp middle of nowhere

Six on Saturday – Ripe for the picking

21/09/2019 Well, what a glorious week that was! But it’s been cold in the mornings. The car said 4.5 deg C on Tuesday morning and the heating came on unexpectedly on Monday morning (since I hadn’t bothered to turn the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – The watering effect

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Wordless Wednesday – Pretty in Pink

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Wildlife Wednesday – New life in the pond …

August’s wildlife report is a bit of a list of missed photo opportunities, starting with a young badger that seems to visit about midnight. I know that there is one about, because there have been a couple of encounters between … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Summer’s Swansong

31/08/2019 We are in that time of abundance in the year where there’s still plenty to harvest, pick and admire, but there are also overtones of completion and change. As a former astronomer I hold with summer stretching on till … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – All about my plot

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In a Vase on Monday – Scorchio*

It’s hot. It’s been yet another worryingly record-breaking day for late August Bank Holiday temperatures in the UK, particularly in southern of England, so my vase today reflects the colours of our current weather map: There has been lots of … Continue reading

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