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In a Vase on Monday: a Vase for Thomas Hood

Although Thomas Hood didn’t actually say ‘no colour’ in his oft-seasonally-quoted poem ‘November’ it may well be one of the things he had in mind when he talked about the lack of definition and cheerfulness in November. We can accept … Continue reading

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Up, Down, Round and Around

Another lovely day despite close proximity to the end of the month, and looking up, down, round and around I have found great pleasure in observing more new spikes of Colchicum autumnale album (grubby and weather worn, but hey! no … Continue reading

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