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(Not) In a Vase on Monday: One, Two, Three, Four, Five…

… once I caught a fish alive…. In truth, it’s not something I have ever done (but I did once have to unhook a live fish from Elder Daughter’s fishing line and throw it back in the lake when ED … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Unashamed

Last week Joanna of Edinburgh Garden Diary posted an IAVOM featuring a collection of teeny vases and inkwells with single blooms, and I am afraid I have unashamedly pinched the idea to make the most of a selection of the … Continue reading

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In a vase on Monday: Now We Are Six

Blogging For six years, And rambling too (vases came later); From brief And private Beginnings Came years Of friendship, Inspiration, And so much more: Many words, Many gifts, and A greater understanding Of my garden, Of the world And of … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: a Close Shave for a 4th Anniversary

Four years and 208 vases ago, IAVOM began and has since grown to the popular meme is today. I started the weekly vase as an incentive to myself so its popularity has exceeded any expectations I might have had. These … Continue reading

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In a Vase on…erm, Sunday: Five Years a Blogger

I am taking the liberty of posting my Monday vase a day early – because today it is five years since I began blogging and combining the occasion with the first showing of this lovely vase has been my plan … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: #156

There was no way of knowing three years ago just how much of an institution IAVOM would become, starting as it did as an incentive just for myself to pick material for a vase on a regular basis, with the … Continue reading

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Four the Good Times

Four springs: Four summers: Four autumns: Four winters: Four years of projects: Fork handles (as in an iconic British comedy sketch)…?! Perhaps not, but maybe four candles for four years of blogging. Thank you to everyone who has ever read … Continue reading

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