Tag Archives: Spring

Of Blogging Blues And Otters

Today, the view from the Summerhouse is grey and wet.   Yet I am heartened at signs of spring bulbs rising from winter’s slumber with fresh, green shoots.  Soon, the view will be awash with colour. As I work on the … Continue reading

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Back On The Slow Track

Keeping safe, keeping strong,  basking in the warmth and light of a new spring morning ~ Finding sanctuary; breathing once more in the calm. Renewal of joy, a message of peace found in the beauty of nature’s gifts to us, … Continue reading

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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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Spring Flowers In West Country England

There is no reason for this post other than for the simple fact that spring is a time for flowers and I like flowers and I like spring so I thought it would be nice to share a few photos … 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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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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The Hope of Spring

Alleluia – By Glenna Oldham Daffodil footprints herald the coming of spring like summer rains usher in autumn’s bountiful gifts. Alleluia! And your life, my friend makes ready a road for the Lord. Alleluia! Oh I praise the Lord for … Continue reading

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Robin Feed Guarantee & A Cute Little Chiffchaff

Just when you think you’ve got it sorted, buttoned down all the hatches and preempted every foreseeable weather event (as in: Lopped off the trees in the back garden which were getting too tall and knocking against the neighbour’s fence; cut … Continue reading

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A Fridge Magnet’s Wisdom & My Little Gardening Man

It felt positively spring-like on Wednesday. The sun shone all day! It’s all gone downhill since then.  Today, Friday, and its back to more rain in the air, although not quite so cold so things are looking up I suppose.  “Perhaps we shall … Continue reading

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Cat & Mouse & A Lovely Morning Cuddle

Friday again! Perhaps I shall make my ‘Friday Blog’ a regular thing.  If so, then I also need to make this a regular slot for a weather report, so as not to disappoint.  Therefore, for those of you reading this and … Continue reading

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