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It’s taken a while, but our Peace rose has finally caught up and flourished practically overnight. I knew we had a lot of buds and had already picked one off that had gone manky when I pruned the dead leaves … Continue reading

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Birthday Girl

She hadn’t shown any interest in her forthcoming party at all. Not a flicker. Still, these days she didn’t show any enthusiasm about anything really. But it was all arranged, and it was going to be one big celebration. Sitting … Continue reading

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The Visiting Wind

I found this image whilst looking for something to insert into my ‘The Howling’ post. It didn’t seem to fit in with what I’d written then, but as it is quite beautiful, I decided to work backwards and write a … Continue reading

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Time for a change

It was such a beautiful morning, we decided to go out to the river rather than the woods for a change of scenery. When we arrived, there was only one car in the car park, but no sign of the … Continue reading

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Come sit with me.

At the bottom of the woods are three lakes. We had only ever noticed two, but coming from the opposite direction one day, a pathway we had avoided since the clearance works last year, led us along a not quite … Continue reading

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The Scrapbook revisited

I wrote this many years ago as an Exercise and entitled it “A Soul In Torment”. We were all given the first line and had to make up the rest. The thing is, I can’t recall any of the other … Continue reading

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Our Tree

When my hubby and I first met, we were both broke and as I had a dog, took a lot of (free) walks in the New Forest. We’d take a different route each time, and one Sunday afternoon came across … Continue reading

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