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December Flowers

It is my last visit of the year to Margaret Erskine Wilson’s book Wildflowers of Britain Month by Month. We have reached December and of course in the lead up to Christmas, I had to chose her beautiful illustration of … Continue reading

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Wreath-making

The river returned quickly to its normal level after Storm Angus and this week has been full of bright frosty days. Little Owl loved riding her bike through crispy cold leaves on the way to school this morning. They made … Continue reading

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A brace of pheasants

This pair appeared on our doorstep this week. Our next door neighbour has been beating for one of the local shoots and brought us home a souvenir. Little Owl took one look at them and said they made her sick. … Continue reading

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Wise Owl

Now back in Scotland we have returned to a garden that is bursting with produce. Today Little Owl and I have been picking broad beans, peas, gooseberries and the last of the blackcurrants. The pea pods we’ve missed and that … Continue reading

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