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The claims and the reality

The Green Johanna website claims that the compost bin can produce the most fantastic compost in six weeks. Now, such a short amount of time is immaterial to me but quality is a different matter. The blurb I received with … Continue reading

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British chickpeas

I never thought I would see the day when I could buy chickpeas grown in Britain! But lo, here they are. Last December was my first order from Hodmedod but at that time there weren’t any of one of my … Continue reading

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Can’t believe my eyes

I could have done a Wordless Wednesday post with this photo but for the sake of clarity, these daffodils are far too early. Or may be it’s me that’s got the wrong month. I know that time goes faster as … Continue reading

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The strangest of photos!

I was about to start reading your blog posts when I noticed how my blog would look to someone else through reader. Oh! If you see a photo of a barbecue – or anything other than a Bob the Builder … Continue reading

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Never seen anything like this!

It was the local primary schools’ cross country run this evening and afterwards we took a walk along the lane which borders the back of our houses on the way home. I don’t know why I don’t do this route … Continue reading

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Quick update

I’m gradually learning how to use wordpress and so over time you will notice changes. For example, tonight I have changed the title of my blog from ‘silverbells2012’ to ‘silverbells steps out’. But it is still very much me who … Continue reading

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