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Wordless Wednesday – Wimpole Pumpkins

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Wordless Wednesday – Snippets from Anglesey Abbey’s Dahlia Festival

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It’s a beautiful day and I can’t stop myself from smiling …

We’ve had some fantastic weather these last few days, with frosty starts and sunny, clear skies. I’ve started my Front Garden project and have been pruning some of the largest trees and grinding them down. Already it is feeling brighter … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – It’s like magic!

Wimpole’s June Bloom

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Claude glass and romanticising the landscape

(Or how to make your own 17th Century selfie app) There’s a new art installation at Wimpole Hall celebrating the tercentenary of Capability Brown’s birth this year. It takes the form of a series of large-scale easels marching across the … Continue reading

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A riot of colour on the Winter Walk

Anglesey Abbey is a well known destination for galanthophiles in East Anglia and its extensive, landscaped displays of over 300 varieties of snowdrops are well worth a visit in February. This year though, due to the usually warm winter weather, … Continue reading

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Dances with Dahlias at Anglesey Abbey

Anglesey Abbey in Lode, Cambridgeshire is holding its annual Dahlia Festival. It runs until 4th October. Even if you are not a big dahlia fan (I hate pompoms for instance), it is a fun focus for a visit, because of … Continue reading

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