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11 August 2020

Finally I know what beast has been chucking my compost out of its box. Such large quantities of stuff (nice fine almost-ready dirt but also the very un-ready sticks and stones and lumps of all sorts that go into my … Continue reading

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15 June 2020

Occasionally I read back over what I’ve written and wonder what planet I’m living on. The answer, of course, is planet CdP and every now and then it hits me just how far out in the solar system it is. … Continue reading

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8 May 2020

This is going to be dangerous. We’re opening up slightly, regaining our right to roam – if only within the confines of our own regional borders. But it’s not so much a possible return to infection I’m fearing now (and … Continue reading

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Notes from a lock-down V

The Acer campestre (field maple) at the south end of the house is humming. In certain lights, from certain angles, it’s a shimmering, murmuring mass. There are unfeasible numbers of bees zipping between the almost-invisible flowers. Sitting below it (we … Continue reading

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Notes from a lock-down IV

Have any of the number crunchers whose dreadful, mesmeric coronavirus charts I pore over daily ever turned their thoughts, I wonder, to sourdough? Someone surely must have tried to concoct some baking-tracking algorhythm to ascertain the state of mind of … Continue reading

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