Tag Archives: Garden

New Year Resolutions…Oh No!

Made a list of last year’s successes instead: Stayed alive! More or less kept up with promises to family and friends. Managed to keep my blog going after ten years seemed a pity to  abandon it Made a show with … Continue reading

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The last of the flowers before they succumb to wind and rain

                        and the Laburnum tree at the end of the garden. An award-winning blog  for a ‘blog that brightens our day’

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My little book about a dry stone wall published!

I wrote  ‘The Hole in the Wall’ on an Arvon picture book writing course at Totleigh Barton many years ago. I remember the inspirational Pat Hutchins the author of ‘Rosie’s Walk’ and many other picture books was the tutor.   Sadly she is … Continue reading

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A tiny bit of snow and a small poem.

A white veil falls over the face of the world  slowly freezing time.            An award winning blog  for a ‘blog that brightens our day’   Poetry collections ‘The Puppeteer’s Daughter’ and ‘Don’t Throw Away the Daisies’  

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Taken some photos, sharpened my pencil…

      and I’ve laminated some garden poems by famous poets for a poetry quiz, all part of getting ready to be a poet in residence for London’s  Open Garden Squares Weekend  17-18 June.  I’m one of several poets in various … Continue reading

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Poet in residence in Earls Court Square!

Oh that’s me! One of the poets taking part in the Open Garden Squares Weekend 17th and 18th June with many thanks to The Poetry school for such a unique opportunity.                         … Continue reading

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An autumnal feel in the grounds of Chartwell.

                           I love the different seasons even if my mood in winter can be variable…

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