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6 January 2020

I have been known, I know, to crow about how you can more or less forget garden exertions in winter. But since a couple of days before Christmas when the drear damp that had plagued us for weeks gave way … Continue reading

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28 December 2018

December disappeared. (Just like much of 2018 really.) Quite early on I attended one of those ceremonies: the quick dash and tricolor sash. In the public records bit of the CdP town council building, with dear friends T&A giggling in … Continue reading

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3 December 2018

Last weekend, on a lovely, mild December Saturday I was driven inside, and I was furious. Shots were ringing out all around the house – far too close and from far too many directions around the vegetable garden where I … Continue reading

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23 December 2017

We’ve had snow. It came at us out of the blue (literally), off the forecast and the radar – great big gentle flakes of the kind we haven’t really seen since the Big Snow of 2012. C was due to … Continue reading

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21 March 2016

There’s something very special about whole days spent in the garden in March. You know that tomorrow there might be hail. It might even snow. The temperature is quite likely to drop by half. But there you are, out in … Continue reading

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