Galloping Galanthus

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Ah, the English countryside in winter. So empty, so picturesque, so unbelievably wet! We spent most of Sunday eating, drinking or curled up by […]

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Inspiring Irises

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A punishing week at work, now followed by a debilitating bout of tonsillitis, has left me feeling less than enthused about the arrival of […]

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Party Flowers

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Apart from the anticipation of seeing all my wonderful friends, one of the highlights of preparing for my 4oth birthday party was arranging the […]

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The Very Best of 2012 – A Year In Pictures

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Where has 2012 gone? Despite so many memorable occasions – the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the Olympics, our trip to beautiful Burma, the birth of […]

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In the Bleak Midwinter

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Well, the world didn’t end yesterday, but it’s having a damn good go at ending today. We awoke this morning to lashing rain and […]

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Premature Paperwhites

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What is it with me and Paperwhite Narcissi? For the umpteenth year running the flowers are out, in all their beautifully perfumed glory, a good […]

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