Christmas

Advent Thought For The Day: 7

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December 7th: An Englishman’s Home is his Castle. I have been away for five days and I can’t wait to get home. The more […]

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Advent Thought For The Day: 6

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December 6th: Borders What horrible, divisive things borders are. Wars have been fought over them, walls and fences have been built to defend them […]

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Advent Thought For The Day: 5

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December 5th: Let There Be Light During the next month or so, those of us in Northern Hemisphere will be experiencing our darkest days […]

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Advent Thought For The Day: 4

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December 4th: Christmas I spend an extraordinary amount of time thinking about Christmas and, yet, at the same time I spend no time thinking […]

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Advent Thought For The Day: 3

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December 3rd: Winter Cleaning December isn’t the most exciting or encouraging month in the gardening year, but it’s the right time to clear the […]

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Advent Thought for the Day: 2

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December 2nd: Cardinals I have never seen a real cardinal bird, and yet they follow me wherever I go. On my buying trips in […]

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Advent Thought For The Day: 1

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December 1st: Stop Complaining I’ve set myself a little challenge for December; to post a thought each day accompanied by a photo representing the […]

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My Top Tips for Buying a Real Christmas Tree

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Part of my day job is buying Christmas trees for British department store John Lewis & Partners. It’s a task I particularly enjoy since […]

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Christmas at The Watch House

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Motivated by the prospect of an OK-style, ‘At Home with Mr Christmas’ photoshoot this week, I have been decorating every corner of The Watch […]

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No Rest for the Wicked

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In previous years I have managed to keep posting regularly through December, although the topic of my posts has steadily moved away from gardening […]

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Countdown to Christmas

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I can count the number of days I get to spend at home before Christmas on one hand. I’ve stopped buying an advent calendar […]

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A Potting Shed Christmas

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  If you’ve not put two and two together yet, I’ll let you into a little secret: when I am not writing this blog […]

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