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Rhubarb in curry and a new pot

My take-home this time after a weekend with my parents was an exceedingly large pot for the garden. There isn’t currently a proper resting place for it, so it’s had to go next to the newest apple tree but I … Continue reading

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Ipomoea

Yesterday, the lady who I’d given cowslips to a couple of weeks ago came to our Knit and Natter group with gifts of her own. Now, it turns out that there are many types of Ipomoea, more about which can … Continue reading

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A day of beautiful flowers

The more I visit Helmsley Walled Garden, the more I love it. Today was the first time I had been in the spring and I wasn’t to be disappointed. Look at the spectacular tulips in a meadow (with Helmsley Castle … Continue reading

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Supermarket parsley

Last night, my daughter was playing steel pans at a music festival, so I had a lovely evening out – a beautiful drive along the A660, which provides one of the most amazing views in the whole of the country, … Continue reading

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Whittling and old tights

It was wonderful weather for the workday at Old Sleningford Farm where we go once a month. I took one of my friends and I hope she enjoyed it as much as we did. One of the jobs my daughter … Continue reading

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On the buses

Having bought a week-long bus ticket last Saturday, I’ve used it today to get to both my Knit and Natter group and my local organic farm, so I feel as though I’ve had a bit of an adventure. (NB I … Continue reading

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Not vermicelli

Okay, I’ve used my car today, so clearly I’ve got a carbon footprint. At the same time, I’m feeling uplifted by one or two events which have taken place. First off, I took my latest finished book along to the … Continue reading

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