Yearly Archives: 2015

Belated Boxing Day Blooms

Not having made the time to complete a photographic record of the garden at the end of December I am instead posting a delayed collage of what was blooming when we came back from our Christmas visit, so not strictly … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Katharine Springs a Surprise

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In a Vase on Monday: Moondance

Since featuring the little vase my Mum made for our last visit here in July she has been reading my vase posts in a new light and is more aware of the challenges in finding something to pop in a … Continue reading

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Real Workmanship

Much as I enjoy my bricklaying and however effective the results might be if you accept I am by no stretch of the imagination a master craftsman, my efforts are in no way comparable to the the workmanship involved in … Continue reading

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Festive Greetings

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Time for a (Festive) Rest

I was anticipating finding an hour two earlier in the week to get a few things done in the garden before we headed up to my Mum’s for Christmas – some seedlings rather belatedly pricked out, some compost dug in, … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Peace, Prosperity and Goodwill

And that includes goodwill to the poinsettia, which is NOT my favourite plant but having a December birthday invariably means I receive one most years at sometime during the month – so rather than letting it languish as I have … Continue reading

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December Blooms, For the Record

There was a time when I would have considered myself rather negligent not posting several times a week or keeping up with my favourite blogs as soon as a new post appears – and not posting for popular memes would … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Lonely, Bedraggled and Blue

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In a Vase on Monday: Magic Moments

I was half-prepared to be posting an apology of a vase today, as the Golfer and I have had variations of a virus that is going around and for a few days I have felt rather like the hellebore shown … Continue reading

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