Musings

Silence Fills The Void

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It’s awfully peaceful outside. You must have noticed? Since Monday there’ve been no bellowing workmen, no reversing delivery lorries, no aeroplanes, no taxis using […]

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How to be a Better Gardener in 2020

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January has been a month of quiet reflection. There’s been relatively little to do in the garden, the house is clean and tidy post […]

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Seeing in the New Year

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And so, here we are, on the eve of a new decade; Farewell 2010s, All Hail the 2020s! With the world as it is, […]

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Absent.

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You may or may not have noticed, but I have not been posting quite as regularly of late. There is no intention in this, […]

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Dixter Addiction

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I’d missed one too many plant fairs at Great Dixter, so I was not about to forgo another. We made plans, reorganised others, kept […]

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Don’t mention the A word

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The word starting with A, describing the season after summer and before winter, has been banned in my household for the last month. I […]

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Spick and Span*

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Despite still feeling grotty, the opportunities presented by a weekend of unbroken sunshine were too good to miss. I had been waiting months for […]

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Togetherness

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Since my new fella has been on the scene, I have been enjoying an activity that I have rarely experienced before – gardening ‘à […]

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Advent Thought For The Day: 24

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December 24th: Christmas Eve When I set out on my advent blogging adventure I didn’t have a plan for what I’d write the next […]

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Advent Thought For The Day: 23

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December 23rd: Step Into Christmas Christmas can be a testing time for families. We come together with open hearts and great intentions, but sometimes […]

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Advent Thought For The Day: 22

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December 22nd: Small Town Boy For me, the run up to Christmas feels impossibly long and drawn out. Why is it then that the […]

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