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Making the Beds

I like days like this – partly because of their rarity – days that are totally free of commitments, sometimes unexpectedly (like when as a teacher the school was shut due to snow) although not so today. Our usual Saturday … Continue reading

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The Stripper

Having got back home on Wednesday evening we were fortunate not to have been travelling in yesterday’s wind, which seemed to hit all the UK in varying degrees. Our garden is fairly sheltered and although we had very strong gusts … Continue reading

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A Young Woman’s Fancy

In the spring a young man’s fancy may lightly turn to thoughts of love, but in autumn this not quite so young woman’s thoughts, now that the smaller outstanding jobs have been caught up with, reluctantly turn to attending to … Continue reading

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Coming Out

Another day with some sunshine, and again I was able to walk through the woodland edge border and be entranced by the snowdrops, their buds now opening and nodding in the breeze, like the trembleur on an antique brooch. This … Continue reading

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The Golfing Beaver

Whilst I have been sitting with my feet up feigning under-the-weatherness The Golfer has continued to be as industrious as ever, beavering away at things that need to be done. The chickens now have their lean-to or chicken port, although there … Continue reading

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