Category Archives: Whimsy

Demolition and the point of no return

We live near to a fairly large clunch quarry (hard limestone used for building) and cement works, and as with most mining activities, it has not been without its controversies over the years, particularly as the workings have come to … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 2018 Haslingfield Scarecrow Festival

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(with a Roald Dahl flavour)          

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Wordless Wednesday – Dripping red nectar

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Orchidelirium and getting out of the cold

I’ve never been sure whether I like orchids or not, possibly because they look so artificial in all their frivolous splendour. In fact it took me several visits to my sister’s house before I realised that her glorious, perpetually-flowering specimen … Continue reading

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Short Film Showcase* – Dancing flowers

If you’ve got a moment (OK 4 minutes), then you could hardly do better than to watch this beautiful, mesmerising short film by Jamie Scott, shot as time-lapse photography, which shows springtime flowers blooming and dancing. I loved it. Go … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Wintersweet, Lily, Lily, Rose

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Wordless Wednesday – Success! Let there be many baby Titans

Time to sow the seeds of success!

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Honfleur and the window displays

Last week we had our windows replaced and luckily the weather wasn’t too cold or wet, otherwise the dog and I would have been quite miserable, huddled in the one useable room. To prepare for the job, it took me … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Wimpole Pumpkins

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Wordless Wednesday – Dissolution of the shaggy ink caps

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