Tag Archives: Gardening

Pumpkins Memoir And A Bull Ride And A Radio Spot At The Rodeo

This time last year, we had just moved house.  What a difference a year makes.  We’ve painted, repaired and put up new fencing for starters. And Animal Farm has a new addition: a tiny ball of kitten naughtiness and heart … Continue reading

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Ladybird, Ladybird, Fly Away Home…

Well, it had to come to an end sometime. After more than two weeks of uninterrupted sunshine and soaring temperatures here in the UK, with yesterday being the hottest, and stickiest day yet, the heat wave has broken.  We are … Continue reading

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Time for the Rose

The Met Office has recently announced that here in the UK we have just had the coldest spring in 50 years.   Well, I don’t think it took a formal announcement to make that clear and we will certainly all be … Continue reading

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My Cats & My Robin Enjoyed the Sunshine – How About You?

It is funny how things change in life.  From the age of ten, I grew up in a village in rural Suffolk and so spent many-a-day running across fields, walking in the nearby woods, climbing trees and such.  Of course, … Continue reading

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