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In which Old Ted goes to hospital…

I have a couple of ageing teddy bears that have been with me all my life – indeed, Old Ted was my mum’s or her sister’s, I think. They have accompanied me to Africa and back several times as a … Continue reading

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At last…

Shame on me – not only are the thoughts random but becoming even more intermittent! Just a quickie for now… It was so nice to see some signs of spring and have a day of sunshine. I know the flooding … Continue reading

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Small Pleasures

  What a pleasure to meander through a local garden last week through the NGS (National Gardens Scheme)¬†and enjoy the fruits of other people’s labour! Over 350 different types of plant and a few unusual additions make this a very … Continue reading

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Hints of Spring

A delightful meander on Friday at Chastleton House, a largely original Jacobean house and gardens in deepest Oxfordshire, provided the compulsory seasonal snowdrop hunt. This was highly successful, and there were other delights; miniature iris glowing blue in the borders, … Continue reading

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