Tag Archives: dog

The Garden – Mid June 2022 #garden

It’s been a bit mixed and today it’s nearing 30C with 34C threatened tomorrow making it one of the hottest June days on record. The colours, though have been stunning and while I’ve let the lawn grow shaggy to preserve … Continue reading

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Oh What Is He Thinking?

I wrote this short piece a while ago. I thought I might try recording it to see if I could use it as a template for more recordings. My friend the Music Producer did the techy stuff. His verdict? I … Continue reading

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Week Twenty: 2022

This week has been garden based, mostly, much to Dog’s frustration. A bit of lawn maintenance, a fair bit of planting and weeding and general this and thatery. Beyond the garden and walking Dog, I spend a fair amount of … Continue reading

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May Garden, After The Rain

A week on and… It always looks very perky. As does Dog… And the views from the hill on our favourite walk are as contemplative as ever.

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May Garden: a bit of colour #garden #May2022

The first half of May has been dry and happily, today the rain has come. It perks everything up. That said, a lot grows at this time of year and some colour is bursting out… And Dog is out and … Continue reading

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Love…

I’m in Northern Ireland. I miss Dog. Does he miss me…?

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Walking With The Boys #Wandletrail

I mentioned this a week or so ago and planned it for after my little procedure as a sort of test of… well,. everything. Yesterday was the day, the weather threatened rain but it held off and was pleasantly cool. … Continue reading

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Week Sixteen: 2022

If you’re on a bit of a break, then a catch up on what’s on your mind is a bit contradictory. But hey, it’s easy to throw a few things down. As you’ll know I had a procedure and it … Continue reading

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A Little Time Out

I think I’ll take a little blogging breather. Since I’ve just had this procedure I wouldn’t want anyone to think it’s related. The procedure was fine. I’ll leave you with this curious sculpture I saw on my way to the … Continue reading

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Clipped Heels

I mentioned a while ago that I’m due to have a procedure called a cardioversion to correct my fluttering heart. Well, this is the week. Yesterday I had to attend a preassessment clinic which involved a PCR and a fair … Continue reading

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