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In a Vase on Monday: Not What They Seem

With a very restricted choice of blooms, I had had these Leucojum vernum or ‘spring snowflakes’ in mind for several days, and fortunately they were still blooming happily on the edge of the woodland when I went to pick them … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: a Pair of Tiffany Lampshades

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In a Vase on Monday: Spring Snowflakes

It seems ages since a Monday morning last came round that had no pre-conceived ideas about a vase – opportunities just seemed to present themselves so it was quite refreshing to scour the garden with fresh eyes. Including Leucojum vernum, … Continue reading

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Chirpy Chirpy Chirk Chirk

An overnight stay after a wedding gave us the opportunity for a few local visits before we returned home – a brief introduction to Erddig, a short visit to the steam railway at Llangollen, a walk across the Pontcysyllite aqueduct and … Continue reading

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