• Playing With Fire

    By on November 3, 2016

    Whenever I take a drive around, I can open the windows and smell woodsmoke almost everywhere. Now that days...

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  • The October Checklist

    By on October 14, 2016

    I love lists. I love making them and even when the length of the list outruns my ability to...

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  • Sunflowers And Sunsets

    By on September 12, 2016

    In the rosy afterglow of a long day at work it is nice to sit and relax with perhaps a...

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  • Off With Their Heads!

    By on September 1, 2016

    The heavy dew and a little rain, swell the warmth that is in the soil at this time of...

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  • Mind The Gap

    By on August 8, 2016

    Summer seems finally to have arrived though if you are like me you will want to plan ahead. Spare...

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  • “Hey, Babe, Take a walk on the wild side” Lou Reed

    By on July 4, 2016

    There can be few finer sights than a meadow in full floriferous glory or a spectacle more redolent of...

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  • Snowbells and Other Summer Flowers

    By on June 21, 2016

    Where has summer gone? I am sure that I am not the only person asking that question after those...

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  • All that glitters…

    By on June 14, 2016

    I don’t normally pay too much heed to what happens at the Chelsea flower show in fact I have...

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  • People and Places of Sikkim

    By on May 24, 2016

    Sikkim is one of the most northerly states in India, it is certainly the smallest.  It is a tiny...

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  • Keeping Royal Company

    By on May 12, 2016

    In the year when the Queen turns 90 a surge in patriotism is to be expected. But the garden...

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