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Seasonal rituals

The children went back to school and it all seemed to be going okay. Then the news came that gatherings were being restricted to six people due to a rise in Covid numbers. My heart sank. After all that has … Continue reading

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End of an era

Wren started school this morning and with that, a phase of my life has passed. I have such mixed feelings about it! I can’t say I enjoyed having little babies. Before I had one myself, I imagined cuddling my baby … Continue reading

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Warmed twice

Look at all the digging I did this weekend! I am feeling proud, if a little achy. This weekend was the first dry(ish) opportunity to get over to the allotment and dig in all the lovely manure Big Dreamer had … Continue reading

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Broad Beans

Some seeds in our garden have completely failed to germinate this year. I’ve not seen hide nor hair of the beetroot, courgettes, or pumpkins. The odd spinach and lettuce has come up but nothing compared to last year. In contrast, … Continue reading

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Manure

Sorry, this is the illustration you get today because this enormous pile of manure was delivered to us last night by Nigel the cattleman with a cheeky look on his face. They cleared out the cattle sheds a couple of … Continue reading

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Plants

My Dad loves to give away plants. If he’s got multiples, can split a root, or take a cutting, it’s yours. Often the plant arrives as a thin stick with one lone leaf if you’re lucky, but shove it in … Continue reading

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