Tag Archives: Garden

Up close…

The phone rang. It was getting late and only one person is likely to call me at that time, so it was no surprise to hear my son’s voice. What was surprising, though, was the tone of the voice that … Continue reading

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Back to the future? …

When I left for the north, my son’s garden was already being stripped back to basics. I was curious to see what might have been done by the time I got back. It had all looked fine before the work … Continue reading

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Rescued #midnighthaiku

Nameless roses glow Delicate petals flourish Love nourishes life There is little in my garden as yet, just a few rehomed ‘weeds’ to attract butterflies and bees and a handful of ‘patio’ roses, rescued from the condemned pile at a … Continue reading

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Small change…

I had been called to my younger son’s home on a matter of vital importance… almost a mission of mercy; I had to teach him the innermost secrets of baking my lemon meringue pie. It had been too long since … Continue reading

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Through a child’s eyes…

I love Lady’s Mantle… Alchemilla mollis… the soft little alchemist. The shape and gentle shade of the downy leaves and the pale froth of yellow-green flowers. It is a lovely thing in my eyes. Yet it is not till the … Continue reading

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Pond life

The past week or so has seen me messing about in ponds every day, which is odd, as I don’t have a pond. My son, however, does and, like the rest of his garden, that has been largely my domain … Continue reading

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Endless Love ~ Anneberly Andrews #writephoto

In the midst of these circumstances I mourn In the midst of these circumstances I’m reborn Heavy like the downpour of rain But light enough to ease the pain Continue reading at Anneberly Andrews

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Princess needed! ~ Barb Taub #Scotland

Reblogged from Barb Taub: We were supposed to be auditioning a piano in Crieff, but there was this charming high street… Full of beautiful shops (Gordon & Durward Confectionery Shop, Crieff) And stunning art (Strathearn Gallery, Crief) Of course, all … Continue reading

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Worlds Within Worlds – Sue Dreamwalker

Reblogged from Dreamwalker’s Sanctuary: The Woman watched the ant struggling as her fork disturbed the soil where she had been clearing weeds. The unseen world that lived beneath the earth which was oblivious to the human world suddenly awoke, as … Continue reading

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Busy doing nothing…

Half ten at night and I still don’t have a post ready for morning. I’ve been sitting at the desk for far too long, with minor excursions to feed me, the fish and the dog… not necessarily in that order… … Continue reading

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