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Leaving the Back Door Open

After the rain and snow showers on Thursday night which provided the setting for yesterday’s snowy foliage day there was very little change until the evening, and we felt we had got away lightly, seemingly on the border between the … Continue reading

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Out of House and Home

Temperatures have risen to about 13°C today, as expected, and the floodwater has been receding as quickly as it rose. It is always a surreal phenomenon to be driving with fields of water on either side, as we were on Sunday; … Continue reading

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Mass Breakout!

Catching a glimpse of my post for January 1st, showing the progress of one of my prepared hyacinths, prompted me to check again – and it’s a good job I did as there was evidence of a mass breakout of … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Snowy Day

We awoke to find no further snow outside,  and today the garden has gently slumbered under its soft white blanket, throwing up all sorts of unusual shapes and lumps and bumps in places, but revealing green and brown limbs in … Continue reading

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Well if you will go out with no clothes on…

There has been such a lot of talk about the weather in the blogging community today, as everywhere else, and as always it has been interesting to compare progress of the snow across the UK. It started here in the … Continue reading

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Stealth Tactics

Like a thief in the night The white stuff came, Carpeting the darkness With soft shagpile, Transforming silhouettes For a sleeping audience. Dawn intrudes, Bathing the landscape With fine rain, Leaving white blooms, translucent waterberries And drips down The back of … Continue reading

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