Category Archives: Days out

My very own red-veined sorrel

Earlier in the year at Old Sleningford Farm when we were tidying up the paths round the raised beds, there was red-veined sorrel, some of which I brought home to try. I’d expected it to be bitter but in fact … Continue reading

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Not Alone

Women’s Aid have a new fundraising campaign: a T-shirt or tote bag with the slogan ‘NOT ALONE Women’s Aid’ on the front. I would like to do more to help Women’s Aid but so far I have been unable to … Continue reading

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An explosion of autumn

In spite of weather reports forecasting subzero temperatures, when we got home yesterday, the nasturtiums were still going strong. However, there is no doubt autumn has arrived. The first photo was taken in the Belton Estate, near Grantham. We had … Continue reading

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The case of a missing lunch bag

Whilst crocheting on the bus this morning, the ball of wool decided to leap off my lap and roll under the seat on the other side of the aisle. Then as the occupants of that seat reached down to retrieve … Continue reading

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Heath

As it has been dry and reasonably warm over the last few days, it seemed an appropriate time to finish off the fence-painting. Except, inevitably, I realised the new fence could do with a third coat, so the job isn’t … Continue reading

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Scrumptious

Margil was going to be the variety of apple tree that I bought for my daughter this year. However, I had a change of heart, not least because we had only tasted the juice and the fruit could have been … Continue reading

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Fruits of exploration

Yesterday was yet another journey of discovery. I went for a second walk through St Aidan’s Nature Reserve, this time with a friend who had an ambition to climb a hill which she hadn’t wanted to tackle alone. Before we … Continue reading

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