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A pause for thought on garden seats and the F word

A pause for thought on garden seats and the F word

| August 22, 2015 | 2 Comments

A garden seat is certainly appropriate in most gardens. It could be by the backdoor to sit with a coffee, in the early morning sun, before you hit the road. In my own tiny garden it is a ‘gin and tonic bench’ on a raised terrace where the glow of the eveningĀ sun hits the garden. […]

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Days of Wine and Roses

Days of Wine and Roses

| August 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

‘They are not long, the Days of Wine and Roses’ wrote Ernest Dowson -talking really about the ephemerality of life itself. Well, for sure you would expect a Victorian poet to be short on optimism and long on melodrama! But if we thought of flower in the garden, the grand summer blooming, andĀ  if we […]

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One man and his dog..............

One man and his dog…………..

| August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

They say ‘a dog is man’s best friend’. Presumably this leaves his spouse completely out of the equation! Certainly the other day one man and his dog were completely at one. Meet Andrew and George: George is the dog by the way. (I am not sure how it is but dogs have started to have […]

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Itea illicifolia - 'Sugar pie Honey Bunch'

Itea illicifolia – ‘Sugar pie Honey Bunch’

| August 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

Tonight was a warm August evening, for once. And as I opened the garden door to let the cats out into the room stole the heady scent of Itea illicifolia. And into my mind blasted the reved up intro to The Four Tops singing ‘Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch, You know that I love you, I […]

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