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It’s your move, or more likely mine. Week 17

I’ve been thinking about flowers and fence panels this week. Continue reading

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It’s your move, or more likely mine. Week 11

I mowed the lawn today, well actually that’s a bit of a white lie. Continue reading

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Gird your loins and make ready for battle, but be warned, blood may be drawn

The roadside or the parkland, the field or the wood, Your garden or your neighbour’s, both are just as good. They scramble over bushes, take footholds, reaching long; Their roots spread like a virus through the soil and just as strong. … Continue reading

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I’m following a tree for Loose and Leafy @LucyCorrander #treefollowing part 5

My little apple sapling…just about 3 years younger than my eldest son who found such immense pride and excitement planting his apple pip all those 11 years ago…is suffering a similar fate to my teenage son. Although it has to be … Continue reading

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Black Widow Iris. Such a vicious, indeed deadly image is conjured up but do not judge it.

Long blade-like leaves, ribbon thin strips of grass green switches Of long gangling spider legs, bent at the joints under its own weight. The metatarsus, tibia and femur reach up, bend, the claws feeling the ground And rising in the centre, … Continue reading

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I’m following a tree for Loose and Leafy @LucyCorrander

I thoroughly enjoy reading Lucy’s blog posts, always amusing and always informative, so when Lucy started her tree following project and asked if anyone else had a tree they wanted to follow, I immediately knew it was time to expose … Continue reading

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Jam….the preserve of the homemaker?

We’ve moved house a few times, not out of choice mind, and each time I determine it will be the last temporary short-term residence thus leaving the personal stuff packed away in boxes & my treasured collection of pictures and paintings … Continue reading

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