Tag Archives: snowdrops

Snowdrop valley

It is half term and the kids were ready for it. In fact, Finch was ready for it last Tuesday when he fell asleep in his dinner at tea time. I am always amazed at the way little children can … Continue reading

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Black Spout Wood

This weekend we headed up into Perthshire for the Scottish Snowdrop Festival. Annually venues all over Scotland open to the public between the end of January to the middle of March to show off their snowdrop displays. We liked the … Continue reading

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Seasonal Scrapbook 2

I can always relate to writers’ describing winter in terms of metals. Yesterday was like steel. The sky was steely grey, reflected back by the surface of the river that had the look and sound of steel plates sliding and … Continue reading

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A mixed up season

The bank holiday weekend has been warm but blustery and overcast. There are only six ewes left to lamb on the farm. Up in the hills there are still snowdrops but down in the valley I saw a swallow darting … Continue reading

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Cats

Today I put washing on the line. That feels like a bold statement but yes, I did. From my parents down in Devon, to Big Dreamer’s Grandma in Lancashire, and then up to us in the Borders, the day seems … Continue reading

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