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In the dim and distant pre-lockdown past, when Thursdays were Grannie Days and I looked after Younger Daughter’s two children, our afternoon routine was sleep (them), walk, refreshment (“cake..!” went the plaintive cry) and then play till hometime accompanied by … Continue reading
We went for a walk yesterday morning and I found some comfrey* flowering on our route so decided to pluck it for Monday’s vase along with some nearby arum leaves. Having already passed an escapee branch of mahonia on the … Continue reading
Thanks for keeping IAVOM afloat last week whilst I was away and apologies for not doing my job as a hostess as much as I would have liked. I was able to read all your comments and kind words and … Continue reading
Today’s vase is tribute to the dahlia it contains: ‘Art Nouveau’. With an estimated height of only 35cms this was the only dahlia to be planted out in one of the borders where sadly it hasn’t done very well and … Continue reading
I have been assailed recently by competing scents/fragrances/smells from last week’s Paperwhites and a basket of Christmas present hyacinths, joined at times by the candle from Windin’ the Candle, and it struck me that the flowers reminded me of typical … Continue reading
The contents of today’s vases had been decided upon several days ago, to take advantage of the cheerful blooms of this early rhododendron (R. Cheer!) while they were still at their best. Some of the leaves have been nibbled by … Continue reading