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In a Vase on Monday: Flying High

Having been all but absent from IAVOM last week and away again for part of this weekend I feel quite out of touch with most of my blogging friends, but hopefully normal service will now be resumed. I am really … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: More Dreams

Some of you may remember me posting pictures last summer of some wonderful dahlias grown by a gentleman called Brian, who lives on the same island as my Mum – remembering the dahlias rather than anything else! I have referred … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Glow-in-the-Dark

The appearance of a jar of turmeric as a prop in a Monday vase may seem a little incongruous, but in the absence of anything like a ‘glow stick’ or watch with luminous fingers I Googled ‘household items that glow … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: For the Barbie

We are not barbecue aficionados ourselves (unlike some of our neighbours who seem to have had a BBQ every night throughout June and July) but we accepted an invitation from friends to attend theirs over the weekend; being thoughtful guests … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: a Small Success Story

This may not be the prettiest of vases, but it is nevertheless very much a Small Success Story: a vase of zinnias. My first vase of zinnias! It could have been a slightly fuller vase, but I didn’t want to … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Days of Future Passed

I thought I was planning a ‘blue’ vase today with a few touches of purple, but as it turned out the purples and pinks outweighed the blues so a reference to the Moody Blues in the title seemed less appropriate; … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday: Upright Citizens

I was cajoling various allium into becoming more upright citizens yesterday when I had a little accident, changing the course of my Vase on Monday. Instead of the blooms already in mind, the shortened stem of Allium christophii became the … Continue reading

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