Tag Archives: Cheer yourself up on a dull day

The magic of Bob Pelham in Marlborough

                                                Pictures from the event are sprinkled throughout this post. The big day arrived, people gathered including some the younger relatives … Continue reading

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Floating into the autumn…

Floating is a bit how I’ve been feeling recently, but no I am not dangling from these strings!  ‘Chasing the Rabbit’ (my new enterprise) has been encountering a few teething problems.  I knew I would have to face changing my editing … Continue reading

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More snow and a longer poem

       Timeless As snow transforms foliage into icy fingers the bus crawls caterpillar-like up the hill the seagulls’ feet thump on our flat bedroom roof and greenfinches wait in an orderly queue to swing on bird feeders in our … Continue reading

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Watching seagulls.

     Watching the seagulls acrobatics above the waves, I was reminded we have lived here for ten years. I sometimes forget why we chose to do so, but it was partly the attraction of the seashore, swimming in the sea, having … Continue reading

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Ten years trying to make a magical garden.

           There is nothing so good as messing about in a garden. Kenneth Graham’s toad was wrong about ‘“ there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.”.  But yes to Thomas Edward Brown ‘A Garden is a  … Continue reading

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Paths – pictures and a poem

       Paths From my bedroom window I can see the worn stone paths I created in the garden. The pathway meandering through the park leading to the sea where dog walkers congregate every morning. Tiny paths threading their way … Continue reading

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Fallen in love with a rose

not sure which one? I can be fickle and they are all looking very handsome in my back garden right now!                               ]      

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