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Six on Saturday – Running just to keep still

14/03/2020 With various things being cancelled over the last week I’ve managed to escape to the garden a bit more than usual, which has been brilliant. And Lord knows, it needs the attention, but somehow I’ve struggled to get things … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday … don’t amount to a (small) hill of beans

06-10-2018 Lovely, it’s raining hard. I’m grateful, I really am, but I can’t help wishing it would do it at night … when I am not walking the dog or wanting to dig up some ground elder. Easier to justify … Continue reading

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Managing Flamingos at Madingley Hall

Last weekend we visited the ‘Open Garden’ at Madingley Hall, Cambridgeshire. It was a miserable day weatherwise, so it was unusually empty and it felt like we had the run of the place. The grey skies served to exaggerate the … Continue reading

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