Tag Archives: #SixOnSaturday

Six on Saturday – Good news, bad news

16/11/2019 It’s been wet and whilst we’ve not had it nearly so bad as Wales and the Midlands, outside jobs this week have been severely curtailed. I’ve been distracted in any case by a new car with, what seems like, … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Back to Black

OK, so this might be an admission of burning the damson jam this morning. (Yes, it caught on the bottom of the pan. Don’t worry, it is nothing a good soak won’t fix!) But no, it is rather a reference … Continue reading

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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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Six on Saturday – Better than survivors

27/07/2019 Just down the road at Cambridge Botanical Gardens they were registering potentially record breaking temperatures of 38.7 deg C on Thursday. It was hot. I went in to work to water the borders early and called it a day … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – There aren’t enough hours in the day …

25/05/2019 I’ve been fighting off a virus this week and while I have finally enough strength to wield a fork and spade again, it feels as though everything is rushing away from me. I am desperately playing catch up with … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Rhubarb and Sweet Cicely

11/05/2019 It is Six-on-Saturday time and the weather is perfect for it: Photos in the sun and then blogging when the heavens open. As the season progresses the variety of Sixes is getting more and more diverse and interesting, so … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday – Catch-up

06/04/2019 We’ve been away for the last week, lodging in a small, quaint seaside town (an old smugglers’ haunt) called Beer in East Devon. The weather was mixed to say the least, but we had good fun. Today’s prowl round … Continue reading

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