Monthly Archives: October 2015

Half term

If my voice sounds a little muffled it’s because it’s coming from underneath a pile of play dough, dressing-up clothes, and Lego. Normal service will resume…AFTER half term.

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Christmas Cards

I usually wait until after Bonfire Night to advertise my Christmas cards but they’re back from the printers in record time and some of you have been asking, so here they are! A pack of ten costs £7 plus postage. … Continue reading

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Aerodynamics of Biscuits

Here’s a quick heads-up for a fantastic event happening this coming Saturday (24th October) for those in the vicinity of Drake Circus Waterstones in Plymouth. Clare Helen Welsh will be celebrating the launch of her wonderful picture book, Aerodynamics of Biscuits, … Continue reading

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October

In my seasonal reading Stephen Moss in his book Wild Hares and Hummingbirds describes the annual “house invasion” that occurs at this time of year. Moss lives in an old farmhouse with no doorstep so he often finds fledgling sparrows … Continue reading

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Carnival season

At the weekend we bundled ourselves up in hats and scarves to see one of the local illuminated carnivals. It’s a bit of a tradition in Devon. October sees most towns host their own brightly lit procession. We have been … Continue reading

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Autumn images

I have some lovely autumn images lingering in my mind as I settle down to work this morning. There was Little Owl dancing across the damp grass at the park in the near dusk on our way home from swimming. … Continue reading

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Lines and linings

It’s been a week of chilly mornings, giving way to glorious golden September days. We’ve been doing lots of sorting. I’ve been potting on numerous perennial seedlings and lining drawers with this lovely paper. It’s a bit of an old-fashioned … Continue reading

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