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An eventful weekend

Did you survive the snow? Apart from the odd mound left from road clearing, ours has all gone. After living in Scotland I find snow so evocative, especially being in a rural community.  As many of you will know, country … Continue reading

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February flowers

The morning Storm Doris blew in I’d put the washing on the line. I heard the news and promptly brought it back in again. Apart from being very windy we seemed to get off lightly. Although we did have a … Continue reading

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Blackbird

The days have been long and hot here. I have been sitting Wren in the garden in her baby bouncer in the shade of the Japanese maple. She usually falls fast asleep, the dappled light dancing over her flickering eyelids, … Continue reading

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Feeling smug

I’m feeling smug. We all made it to school this morning with our clothes on the right way round, our teeth cleaned and I flossed. Impressed? I am. I’ve heard people say that the jump from one child to two … Continue reading

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Introducing…

On this blustery April day I would like to formally introduce Wren to the blog. Wren is the pseudonym for my new baby daughter who arrived this March. She’s a loud little thing so Wren suits her well. We think … Continue reading

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Long-tailed tits

The Hogweed in the verges has now gone to seed and the Rosebay Willow herb is slowly dying back, leaving room for the bright yellow of Common Ragwort and the deep purple of Hardheads to festoon the road side. We … Continue reading

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Dusk

Our bedroom window opens up like a door and this week I’ve been enjoying sitting in my pyjamas, watching the valley as dusk falls. It’s been so still. I can hear the caws of the rooks in the trees behind … Continue reading

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Singing wrens

Although the countryside around us is covered in piles of snow and the skies are thick with grey cloud a little wren has been singing joyfully outside my window this morning. I’m always amazed at the volume that comes out … Continue reading

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