Category Archives: Out and about

Wordless Wednesday – Snippets from Anglesey Abbey’s Dahlia Festival

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Wisley is under threat from A3 road plans

I was shocked to see this news about the possible land grab from the RHS garden Wisley. The strip of land that Highways England are considering may be narrow, but the effect of losing the buffering effect of the mature … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday : Cabbages and Kings

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Wordless Wednesday – In an octopus’s garden in the … sun

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Water Lilies – The illusion of an endless whole

While we were away on holiday last week I discovered an interesting 8 acre water garden, just south of Weymouth. It is called Bennetts Water Gardens and has been developed on the site of the former Putton Brickworks. The quarries … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday: A Slow Flow

My daily dog walk takes us along a stretch of our local river (the Rhee) that Sadie loves to swim in, especially on the way back, when she is hot and panting. She’s not the only one to enjoy its … Continue reading

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This side of Paradise

A great many years ago, we lived on La Palma in the Canaries for a while (~6 years). My youngest was nine months old when we returned to the UK and this year when we  discussed taking a holiday there … Continue reading

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