Category Archives: Garden

Season of mists

It’s a misty morning again today, and I am sitting here in my cozy study looking out over the garden settling into autumn, with the rowan from next door heavy with red berries, and our resident squirrel bounding across its branches. … Continue reading

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Apple jelly

On Sunday it was very windy, and when we got to Niall’s mum’s for lunch she pointed out into her garden and we saw piles of unripe apples scattered all over the grass. Oh dear. After lunch we gathered them … Continue reading

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Find Five Friday

I know, I know – it’s Saturday. But yesterday was busy, and then it was sunny so we walked to the pub after work. And this morning I’ve been upgrading my PC to Windows 10 and reading offline. My Find … Continue reading

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Pretty gardening

Off to lunch with Niall’s family today, so I tried to cram as much into the morning as I could. First I made raspberry ice cream with some of the berries from our garden. Yum – it’s lovely (will have … Continue reading

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Who am I this month?

I had meant to spend more time crafting my intro to  CLMooc16 – trying out some tools I’d not used before, curating some of my digital artefacts – that sort of thing. But then Brexit happened, and everything changed. For … Continue reading

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Spiky

I’m getting into the habit of taking photos when something in the garden catches my eye, so when I saw this week’s challenge I swiped through my recent pics on my camera. Look up, down and all around in search … Continue reading

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Leading Lines

Uncertain days following the Brexit fiasco, but as ever my surroundings soothe me and I am happy to be up here. Selfish worries about the possibility of rising mortgage payments, losses to my future pension and all of that mean … Continue reading

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Growing

Out in the garden this morning I noticed that some of the alpine strawberries are ready to eat and the currants are ripening well. We’re going to have plenty of brambles and potatoes again this year, and I’m hoping that … Continue reading

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Cagney 1, protective covers 0

We’re having a battle with our cats, and I’m not sure who’s going to win. They’re very fond of lying on the vegetable bed, but now it’s planted with seeds we’re keen to keep them off it. So N bought … Continue reading

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Fibonacci in nature

I love the Fibonacci numbers, so today’s daily create is a joy for me to do. #tdc1604 Oh No, MATH! Find an example of the Fibonacci Numbers out in the world. As I was out watering my potatoes yesterday I … Continue reading

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