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Phoning home

I saw a funny thing the other day. I was walking behind a mum pushing a pram ladened with shopping bags and a couple of small children holding on to the frame. I heard her say to one of the … Continue reading

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Big yellow wheels

After a full day of pouring rain kept us confined indoors on Saturday we opted for a brisk romp upriver on Sunday. There the river is only a third of the width it is down near our house but it … Continue reading

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Trapped in Tesco

It is no word of a lie to say that I spent most of one day this week trying to do our weekly grocery shopping. I began to wonder if I’d ever come out of the store alive. Since Finch … Continue reading

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NOT nesting

I hate the word nesting. I don’t mind it being applied to birds in spring because they are actually building nests but when it’s applied to pregnant women it makes me irate. It’s mostly because I don’t want it to … Continue reading

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Searching for brown

Yesterday a chill wind blew. It was laden with portents of ice and snow. Today the sheep dogs lounge in the sun on the steps from the farm yard. The weather is warm and mild again but we draw in … Continue reading

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Wild waters

Here’s a little girl who is happy in the sun. The same can’t be said for us. After the deluge over the last week the weather has continued to be showery. Between the downpours we scurried down to the river … Continue reading

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New rabbit strategy

My Mum and Dad are staying with us at the moment. As many of you know my Dad and I are partners-in-crime over the garden. He’d barely been here ten minutes before he’d got the bit between his teeth again … Continue reading

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World Book Day

This morning I spoke to an incredibly nice lady and about her stocking my cards in her exceptionally beautiful shop and gallery. The whole conversation was pleasant and positive but I still semi-died of nerves in the middle of the … Continue reading

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