Category Archives: Literature

I Am In Love With Beverley Nichols

Firstly, let me assure you that Beverley Nichols is (or was) a man. Secondly, I have to admit that until very recently we were complete strangers – and without a chance comment from Annette in her Personal Eden, expressing surprise … Continue reading

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A Pinprick of Eternity

Pauline at Lead up the Garden Path recently commented that  before she began  her blog she had never taken as many photographs,  and it’s definitely the same for me. We woke to such beautiful clear blue skies and a distinct whiteness … Continue reading

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There was once a road through the woods….

….. although it’s a path, not a road, but until yesterday it was like Kipling’s road that was shut 70 years ago, and you would not have known of its existence because of the lamium. I have now started pulling … Continue reading

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One swallow …..

…… does not make a summer, although the swallows have arrived in our lane in the last week or two, so it is on its way – or is it? I was surprised to find, when I looked up the quotation, … Continue reading

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And wild-scatter’d cowslips bedeck the green dale…..

The cowslips (Primula veris) that Robert Burns saw were bedecking a green dale, but here they have wild-scatter’d in our woodland edge border (and also adjacent to our purpose-built  stream). That’s one of the many things I love about our garden as parts of … Continue reading

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