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29 April 2019

Intermittent rain disrupted my all-weekend grand sweep of weeding yesterday afternoon which was a pain because I’d reached that most rewarding of places: going over beds weeded quite recently. It’s a bit like my Monday to-do lists, into which I … Continue reading

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10 April 2019

Our odd unseasonal drought broke one day last week with a thumping 70mm of rain in about 12 endless hours of downpour. Forecasts presented vistas of dreariness and damp from then on, but not a drop has materialised, and our … Continue reading

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30 April 2012

I was launching into a diatribe against ants at a dinner party the other evening when my friend Brian interrupted me. Brian is Australian, and an olive farmer here in Umbria; he’s not organic but is tolerant towards my foibles … Continue reading

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