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Six on Saturday – Spring, at an angle

19/02/2022 In spite of being on the edge of the second red alert zone for debris flying winds yesterday, we luckily escaped any real damage from Storm Eunice. Probably the losses of old fruit trees, dodgy branches and fences over … Continue reading

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Sampling colours and scents on a walk through the gardens at Anglesey Abbey

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Six on Saturday – Wafts from the coming season

05/02/2022 So February has begun. It’s certainly not spring yet, but there are hints that things are moving. It starts slowly … signs of a new season. Looked for daily, the changes are small. 1) Was it only last week … Continue reading

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In a vase on Monday – Snowdrops, of course!

We missed the worst of the snow yesterday, none fell during the day, but there was a little last evening. In the dark. Where’s the fun in that? How lucky then that today should arrive with brilliantly clear blue skies … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – ‘Ah’ moments at Anglesey Abbey

 

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Wordless Wednesday – Running rings round Wandlebury

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In a Vase on Monday – A first snowdrop

I keep being caught out by the weather this winter. Today started warm and I didn’t bother with a coat, but by the end of the morning I regretted that as a cold, persistent wind had sprung up while I … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Snowdrops at Chippenham Park

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In a Vase on Monday – Snippets between showers

I’ve been dodging rain showers all day. This afternoon it came down to a decision between nipping out to look for a few flowers or going for an immediate dog walk round the village (I couldn’t face a second deep-mud … Continue reading

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Snowdrops and muddy knees

Now that the snowdrops are definitely showing in our garden, I thought that it was time to search online for other, more extensive, displays that we could visit. It seems as if this weekend (11-12th Feb) is the favourite time … Continue reading

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