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After work yesterday, I decided to take some exercise. Tuesdays generally follow a different routine as it is the evening my daughter has her piano lesson. Now, the lesson takes place through zoom which saves me a lot of time … Continue reading

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A country lane marred

At lunchtime, I decided to stretch my legs by posting my Mother’s Day card at the other end of the village. I hadn’t been on this particular walk for many months and as I entered the bridle path I was … Continue reading

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The holly and the hawthorn

When I moved into my property in 2009, there was a hawthorn hedge at the back of the garden. Being a native species and it being important for ecological reasons to have trees on our properties, I can see why … Continue reading

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The dark corner

Originally, along the back fence there was a hawthorn bush. It was great for berries and, had I known at the time, would also have been fodder for hugel beds. However, I didn’t and there was the question of whether … Continue reading

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Ground clearance

After getting sidetracked on Friday, I was going to finish the job of clearing the ground for our bikes on Monday. But being a master of procrastination, late this afternoon I somehow found time to get out into the garden … Continue reading

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