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August Days

August rolled in with a shock of heavy rain of the 1st but this has since been followed with days of hot golden hazy sunshine. It is 'proper' summer weather, with the heat shimmering of the fields and in the garden. The fields around us are being cut and, on some nights, the noise of the combine harvesters working away send us off to sleep with a lullaby of muffled machinery. 

The field…

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March is flying by...

Somehow the month of March has gone past with a whirl of activity and now, blink, it will soon be over. The clocks go foreward tomorrow morning and we will have earlier starts to our mornings. 

I had planned to take this past week off from the office. Both children are home. There were no deadlines to meet in the office. And yet, the week was filled with lovely garden related events...


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The Perfect Sunday

I hope you were all outside yesterday. It was a great day - less wind, more sun - and thankfull it happened at the weekend!

My Sunday started in a relaxed fashion. A bit of a lie-in, followed by a bowl of porridge, a mug of coffee,  and in the background Radio 4 Desert Island Discs featuring Dan Pearson. Bliss.

It then continued outside into our garden for the first 'real' day of…

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Home This Weekend

A weekend at home with no plans in the diary meant plenty of time in the garden and a chance to have a peek at an open garden in the next village.

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