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12 June 2017

Dear Mr Porcupine who has been devastating my garden since early spring, digging up all my bulbs with particular attention to the iris, in recognition of your sterling work over the last couple of nights, I would like to rescind … Continue reading

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29 May 2017

I’ve got August grass. Until last week it was green and fairly lush. But it’s now four weeks since we had even a drop of rain and my thick crop of well tended spring green stuff (you can’t really call … Continue reading

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24-25-26 August 2012

   24 August 2012 I saw that someone who had stumbled across my blog had clicked on May 28 of this year, so just out of interest I went to see what they found. Such a shock. Lawns a green … Continue reading

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15 August 2012

Last Friday we watched, mesmerised, as Our Worst Nightmare appeared over the horizon – great billows of smoke rose then subsided, then rose again, white then black then white. It was heart-in-mouth stuff, tempered only by the fact that there … Continue reading

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2 August 2012

As this drought continues to hold us in its grasp, fire-fear sets in. We leave the windows open at night, to allow the cooler air to wash over us; when the light drags me out of my deep sleep at … Continue reading

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