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Wordless Wednesday – On time again
Wordless Wednesday – On time again
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This year spring is a cold affair with a penetrating northerly wind imprisoning the landscape in monochrome frigidity. As I walk down to the cottage garden across the field there is not a daisy, celandine or dandelion with a floral offering to welcome…
Almost in a vase on a Monday………
Almost in a vase on a Monday………
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Time and tide wait for no man, nor do the seasons. The oystercatchers “speed dating club” has been in action for weeks with noisy groups of birds gathering in the fields, voraciously probing for invertebrates and acting like hormone-fuelled teenagers. The…
Spring imperative
Spring imperative
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Not a great deal happens on the croft during the winter months, just a meander around the estate to check the fences and the giant hedge, cast an eye over the desolate vegetable and cottage garden and scan the beach for driftwood. I also look in the…
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Wordless Wednesday – burgeoning
Wordless Wednesday – burgeoning
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An on-line exchange following my recent blog about my bad habit of not editing and sorting my photographs produced a minor cri de coeur from Cathy who has a media storage crises on her WordPress site Rambling in the Garden. WordPress has many virtues, and…
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A garden is the purest of human pleasures, it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man. Francis Bacon
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I usually get out my soap box on International Women’s Day (8 March), but this year I could not let the centenary of the 1918 Representation of the People Act pass without comment. It enfranchised some women (those over 30) and allowed women over the age…
One hundred years of progress?
One hundred years of progress?
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The more eagle-eyed amongst the regular visitors to the Croft Garden blog may have noticed that I have changed the page format and style, and some of you may have though that this was long overdue. My sentiments entirely, and I spent most of last year not…
All Change
All Change
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Sorry late again, we had a visit from the Storm Hags yesterday.
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