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No Dragons

There be dragons A friend feared, Contemplating retirement; I, however, Had fewer fears And ventured Into the unknown, The wide open space Inviting me, Coaxing me, To step Into the void. Eyes closed, I jumped – And immediately Was lighter, … Continue reading

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The Fall Guys

As our house faces east south east and fronts directly onto the lane, these Tête-à-Tête and viola have borne the full brunt of the recent wind and snow. The Tête-à-Tête, having flowered earlier than those still emerging in the garden, were … Continue reading

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Skeletons in the Garden Cupboard

The recent wind and rain have seen off most of the deciduous leaves in the garden, and it is always a shock to see the skeletal framework again and fascinating to get a glimpse of the bustles, hoops and cages of … Continue reading

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