Tag Archives: hibernation

Herald of Spring…

The first slug of spring slithered in through the door And left me a silvery trail on the floor, A creature I’d normally count as a pest, Whether inside or out, such an unwelcome guest… * But the first slug … Continue reading

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Breaking bad?

It started with a tyre, then another, then a third… “The tracking’s out,” they said, although the price was all I heard. “The fourth one will need doing soon, and have you checked the spare?” Now, should I groan and … Continue reading

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The first slug of spring

They are getting earlier…I checked, it was April last year. Granted, last year they had a step to navigate, while the new place allows free ingress over the threshold, but this year, the first slug of spring slithered in through … Continue reading

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To my visitor…

Biting my ankle was out of order. And I know it was you. And it bled. Which is very inconvenient, given the sheets were white and it was four a.m. and I should have been asleep. Would have been asleep. … Continue reading

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