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Damsons

It was a great team effort at Old Sleningford today. Loads of new people came along to the volunteer workday and there were loads of regulars as well. This month we were picking damsons (a type of plum) from a … Continue reading

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Scythes and stepping stones

After a weekend of outdoors activity, I am weary but revitalised. Yesterday, we took a trip to Hebden Bridge. Even though I had visited the town several times, I’d never ventured out to the mill at Hardcastle Crags, so that was the … Continue reading

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Bliss point

At the Old Sleningford workday today all the stresses of the last few weeks were swept away. It was great to be out of doors for an extended period of time, with others, achieving something. We were ostensibly sorting out … Continue reading

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Yellow and red

Once more, the front garden has flowers to greet me when I leave the house and return home. The tete-a-tete daffodils are at their best right now, dotted about the garden – and the larger daffodils are pushing through. Unlike … Continue reading

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Wild garlic at last!

You’d think I had a particular love of pollarding willow in the rain, based on my blog posts over this weekend! Well, I have no qualms about gardening in the rain, and I certainly got less wet today than I … Continue reading

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The Third Wassail

Having been dogged with sinusitis for the last week, I woke up yesterday wondering if it was a good idea to have committed to not only the volunteer workday at Old Sleningford Farm but also the Wassail in the evening. … Continue reading

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A house full of willow

Christmas seems to have started, even though it barely feels like December. We were outside pollarding willow at Old Sleningford Farm today, followed by an alternative Christmas lunch. Lasagne with venison, then panettone for desert – with good company, of … Continue reading

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