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NaPoWriMo Day 7

  DAY 7   DAISIES   Daisies symbolise resilience. As, I’m sure, everybody knows. Wherever there is soil or scrub or gravel, Pure white daisies bravely grow.   They cling to jagged rocks, And at the edge of streams. They … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 6

  DAY 6 SPRING   Daffodils along the verge, Hazel catkins in the lane. Snowdrops shyly bow their heads, Sparkling with early morning rain.   Birds fly to and fro with twigs, Busily building nests. Bluebell shoots begin to show, … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …. June 19th

    19 days ago a very kind neighbour gave me some seed peas.  I carefully planted them in two long planters and protected them from the birds and squirrels with netting ……also given to me by the kind neighbour. … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …. June 15th

  This is my lawn, just before the lawn-mower begins its murderous path across the daisy-strewn greenness. I love daisies, with their cheerful little faces and simple beauty and I’m always sad to see them cut down in their prime. … Continue reading

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Spring Resolutions

  I don’t make New Year Resolutions. Of course, I used to, back in the days when I was innocent and naive enough to believe that I would keep them. When the world was a much simpler place and everything … Continue reading

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A Touch of Magic

    Well, we are 6 days past the Autumnal Equinox and the days are getting shorter. Sadly we must bid a fond farewell to summer and, as the Earth’s axis tilts, look towards winter and the colder days ahead.  … Continue reading

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A Bit of a Blip ……. Day 16 of 100

  I’m afraid I haven’t much to offer you today, dear readers …..I’m having a bit of a blip and feel particularly unwell. The symptoms of my  parathyroid disease are quite acute at the moment.  Extreme dizziness; nausea and a … Continue reading

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Throwing Down the Gauntlet…….. Day 6 of 100

  Today was turning out to be what the media would call a  “slow news day ”  and  its rather dull and rainy too. So I was just going to post these photos of some pretty flowers  that have appeared … Continue reading

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Faded Beauty

  I adore tulips …..I think they are my favourite  ‘cut‘  spring flower. Daffodils, crocus and snowdrops look wonderfully cheerful when blooming in the garden, but tulips ….indoors, in a vase ….. have a simple elegance that appeals to me. … Continue reading

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Day 49 of 100 Pleats ……. Primulas; Buns and Birds

Day 49 of the 100 Pleats in 100 days Challenge  and I have decided on this chignon; bun; top-knot ….. call it what you will. This is not one of my favourite  ‘up-dos‘, nowadays, I’m afraid.  Oh, I used to … Continue reading

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