Tag Archives: bees

Patience

One of my new year’s resolutions was to start a walks journal. My idea was to make a sort of scrapbook of our family walks through the year by collecting maps and leaflets, and making notes of the weather, café … Continue reading

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July

In my seasonal reading, Stephen Moss, in Wild Hares and Hummingbirds, describes July as a month of stasis, “a chance to reflect on the rollercoaster ride of spring.” Now chicks have been raised, parent birds are moulting ready for the colder … Continue reading

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Skipping lessons

Did you ever play skipping games as a child? I did. I especially loved the long rope games where two children would turn the rope for the others. Even better was when we had two long ropes turned between each … Continue reading

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Boating day

We spent an afternoon this weekend planting bulbs in two big troughs we have in the garden. One is a mixture of crocuses and tulips, the other is a combination of grape hyacinths and daffodils. The idea is that one … Continue reading

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Butterflies and buddleia

As part of our gardening escapades we’ve been planting some insect friendly specimens to attract butterflies and bees to our garden. Most of these attempts have been severely curtailed by the rabbits but one that has done well has been … Continue reading

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New things

I have added a new range of books, cards and badges to my shop. In a similar vein to my sheep book these feature UK bee species. The range was inspired and designed for Big Dreamer’s mum who has become … Continue reading

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A wonderful weekend

First, an apology: this is a long post but there’s so much to tell you…so bear with me! Steady Hands and I arrived back in Edinburgh late last night after a wonderful weekend at FibreFest in Devon. I’ve done a … Continue reading

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