Tag Archives: English Garden

Spring Forward

Hello again dear friends!  Cobwebs linger in the corners of the Summerhouse, my short, more frequent posts haven’t materialised – yet – but spring has sprung, I am writing and my daffodils are blooming ~ A getaway to the countryside … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

From across the Shining Sea, I wish my dear American family and friends a Peaceful and Happy Thanksgiving.

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An Early Spring Blog Hop

Spring is a little slower to arrive than this time last year, but that is no bad thing for all those creatures who need a while longer to hibernate. Here, in Somerset, daffodils have already appeared and what a joy … Continue reading

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New Laptop: New Beginning: New Photo Challenge

Is blogging time stretched out differently to ‘normal’ time?  I ask this because I feel as if I’ve been away for weeks even though it’s been, well, several days at least. As some of you know, I have had laptop … Continue reading

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September Rose

September it is then.  Time for picking ripe blackberries from the burgeoning hedgerows to be stewed, sweetened and then baked into golden-crusted pies.  Topped off of course with lashings of steaming hot custard.  But before that, and autumn arrives in … Continue reading

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Into The Fray Of My English Garden

What does the word ‘fray’ mean to you?  This is the question we are asked by John for the Weekly Photo Challenge. When I think of the word fray I tend to think of an actual fray, as in ‘going … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Work Of Art Is An Abalone Shell

The theme for this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge is ‘Work of Art’.  Michelle defines it this way: “Art” isn’t just paintings and sculptures, it can be anything in which we find beauty and meaning — even food. Show us a … Continue reading

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Spring Is Sprung & My Hummingbird Tale

Spring is sprung The grass is rizz… I wonder where the birdies is? Every spring time I think of this little poem; it takes me right back to when I was nineteen and working at the Post Office in a … Continue reading

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